Despite the wet conditions across much of South Dakota, Andover farmer John Horter is making planting progress. Soybean planting just started. He has about 50 percent of his corn in the ground. “We going to keep trying to get the corn planted. We’ll see what happens. After Tuesday or Wednesday, we’ll pull the plug. We’re getting too far along on the calendar.” Horter started small grains planting five weeks ago. Corn planting started two weeks ago and then, the rain held things up. Low grounds are saturated, but Horter is dodging the wet spots. “We’re in a pocket of about a 30 mile radius where there is actually a fair amount of crop planted.”
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