It’s been nearly impossible to catch more than four days in a row of dry, warm and sunny weather to help prepare soils for planting. Dairyland Seeds District Sales Manager Keith Rekow expects farmers to be in fields in the next week or two if the weather permits. “If the ground is ready, I think small grains will get started.” Rekow says seed corn purchases were strong this year, but there was some flexibility in soybeans. “We’ve got soybeans to ship and alfalfa to go, which really picked recently with how hard the winter was on cattlemen.”
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