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When Corn Gets Cold
Dan Davidson DTN Contributing Agronomist
Wed Apr 23, 2014 06:55 AM CDT

Editor's note: A version of this article appeared in 2011 when spring planting conditions resembled those being experienced this year across much of the Midwest. We've revived and republished it at the request of readers concerned about cold, wet growing conditions.


OMAHA (DTN) -- Growers are anxious to plant corn. Some have already started, but the threat of cool and wet weather has prompted many to postpone planting for now, and for good reason: Corn can't handle a cold drink.

Early planting is a common practice across the Corn Belt as growers plant more acres of corn and want to ...

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