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    Cold, Wet Weather Delays Corn Planting in Wisconsin

    Badger View

     by Fran O'Leary
     on May 14, 2014

    An inch of rain here, two inches of rain there on top of another inch of rain and pretty soon you're dealing with soggy soil too wet to till or plant. During the first two weeks of May, there were more days that it rained than were dry in most of Wisconsin. Add to that, cold temperatures which kept soil temperatures hovering around 42 degrees the first week of May in east central Wisconsin and you have a spring planting season that is off to a dismally slow start. As of May 11, only 20% of…

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