In a typical year, Lincoln County, Minnesota farmer Bob Worth would be planting corn, soybeans and spring wheat. So far this year, all he’s growing is frogs and fish. The cold, wet weather isn’t doing much to help the over 200 acres of corn planted a few weeks ago. “We haven’t been able to turn a wheel since that time. It looks like we won’t be turning a wheel until June. It’s so cold,” explains Worth. “There have been few drying days to get into the field. We are going to prevent plant the rest of the corn and hope we can get the soybeans in.” This is the second year of very wet conditions for southern Minnesota.
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