Forecast, soil moisture adequate for area farmers

Spring is officially here and planters in the fields around the county are a good indicator. According to the United Stated Department of Agriculture’s crop progess report, 3 percent of Nebraska’s corn crop was in the ground the week ending April 16, down from 6 percent last year at the same time.
Farmers may be a few days behind where they were last year, but area producers say soil conditions are just about right for planting.

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