NEWS
How Late is Too Late?
Cheri Zagurski DTN Managing Editor
Thu Apr 18, 2013 02:41 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- As spring trudges along, still clad in its down-filled parka and hiking boots, agland's thoughts turn to prevented planting, acreage switches and the annual question: How late is too late to stick with corn planting plans?

We recognize here in the newsroom that there's still plenty of time to get those projected corn acres planted. May is a fine month for planting corn. And with today's technology, the necessary planting window doesn't have to remain open nearly as long as it did decades ago.

Still, with this week's massive rain and snow storms through the nation's midsection, ...

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