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Agriculture

Spring Weather Slowing Cornbelt Planting

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Lynn Betts
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NRCS
Iowa corn

As the storms we've seen this spring have passed through the Four Corners Region, they've moved into the Midwest and created slowdowns for farmers planting fields corn and soybeans.  Reports of flooded fields and planting slowdowns have been over reported but haven't affected futures prices as much as commodity traders initially thought it would.