Weather shift benefits Ohio planting

Weather shift benefits Ohio planting

Decent weather has helped Ohio farmers catch up after a slow start to the planting season.

According to the latest crop progress and conditions report from the USDA, ​95 percent of corn has been planted, a 5 percent jump on the week and ​9 percent ahead of the 5-year average. 85 percent of the crop has emerged.  Soybeans are ​88 percent planted, up 6 percent on the week and 12 ​percent ahead of the 5-year average.  75 percent of the crop has emerged.

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