Corn Planting Season Much Better In 2014

By WTVO WQRF Newsroom

Published 05/13 2014 10:53AM

Updated 05/13 2014 10:54AM

WTVO/WQRF - What a difference a year makes.

The Illinois Agricultural Statistics Services says farmers have planted 78% of corn acreage so far this year.  A remarkable turnaround from last year when only 16% was planted at this time.

The group credits larger machinery, enhanced technology, and farmer efficiency for the spike.

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