Warmer than normal mid-April temperatures have allowed corn planting to jump ahead of the five-year average (11%) with 17% of acres planted and 1% emerged as of April 23. Since then farmers in some areas have completed or nearly completed planting. Early-planted corn has emerged in some parts of the state.
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