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Drive through Illinois and Kentucky reveals delayed corn growth

A drive through Illinois into Kentucky shows corn, soybeans behind schedule due to wet weather.

I drove from Milwaukee to Kentucky over the weekend through lots of rain. The corn and soybean crops in Illinois are noticeably behind in growth compared to normal years. Here's a video report: http://www.youtube.com/embed/ZTUvlEG-C40?rel=0

On Monday, June 20, the weather cleared and I videotaped some corn fields. Here's what I found: http://www.youtube.com/embed/x_3RWfBlBgc?rel=0

I also stepped into a harvested wheat field outside Ft. Campbell, Kentucky: http://www.youtube.com/embed/cyEYaxBQzW8?rel=0

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