Indiana farmers rush to complete spring planting

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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.

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(This story was originally published on June 6, 2019)

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