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May 2020 Midwest crop progress

Agronomists share corn and soybean planting progress, weed and herbicide issues and fertilizer concerns.

Optimal planting weather and field conditions let many farmers in the Midwest get corn and soybeans planted in a timely, and even early, manner this year. 

Some areas did deal with a late frost and too much rainfall and are considering replant options, while others are hoping rains came in time to activate herbicides applied.

Click through the gallery to learn what agronomists are seeing in fields in Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Ohio, Minnesota, Wisconsin and South Dakota.

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