NEWS
Planting Progress
Cheri Zagurski DTN Managing Editor
Tue Apr 29, 2014 04:27 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- The radar maps have been getting a work out.

From days of steady rains to inches in just a few hours, moisture has been abundant in the Midwest. Northern states are still dealing with snow, while wind has been tormenting hard red winter wheat fields to the south. Then there are those devastating tornadoes that have been hitting the southeast.

It's a lot of weather in only a few days.

We asked our reader consulting group how conditions are in their areas and what planting progress has been made. Here are their responses.

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Will Nicholson, Cherry ...

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