Corn planting in Minnesota improved from six to 21 percent
complete this past week.
But the USDA says this year’s pace still lags well behind
the five-year average of 65 percent.
West-central Minnesota farmer Zach Johnson says his first 500 acres are in.
“Some of it we pushed in a little bit early. The soil was cold, and we had cold rains coming. But we made the choice to throw that seed in early and get some at least in the soil.