Farmer Harold Behling is usually done planting his corn by this time of year. But after a winter in which the ground was mostly covered with snow, followed by a rainy spring, his fields are too wet for heavy equipment — and that’s spelling big revenue losses for him and other farmers.
“Every rain puts us a little more behind,” said Behling, who farms some 600 acres in Caledonia.
He got his planter out this spring for the first time Tuesday, when he could only manage to plant about three acres.
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