Three weeks behind. If it were a typical spring, there would be more empty corn seed bags than full ones by now.
Farmers in our area of Minnesota are about three weeks behind where we normally are with planting. Our last big snowfall came much later than usual, delaying the beginning of planting season. So now we are playing catch-up.
The oats, peas, and barley have been planted and are starting to pop their heads through the soil. Today Farmer John was preparing the soil for corn planting in one field while...
Grandpa Roy was planting corn in another field. I am writing this blog post at 10:49 p.m. and Farmer John is still in the field. It's a crazy planting season!