INDIANA (AP) – Indiana farmers are still rushing to get this year’s crops planted in their fields with this spring’s persistent rains.
According to the US Department of Agriculture, 31% of Indiana’s expected corn crop is planted. That’s down from the five-year average of 94% being planted.
The report lists 17% of Indiana’s soybean crop was planted — far below the 80% five-year average.
(This story was originally published on June 6, 2019)