Mother Nature hit corn farmers with a left hook in the form of a winter that would never end. Now she’s delivering an uppercut with day after day of rain and more cold temperatures.
Good thing Minnesota corn farmers can take a punch.
After a slow start, corn planting has bogged down in recent days due to constant rain and another blast of cold temperatures. Only 4 percent of the corn crop is in the ground according to the latest USDA crop progress report.