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Southeast Farm Press: Optimism for the spring planting season is washing away

With all of the rain that has fallen in many parts of the US, it is no surprise that farmers are having to rethink their plans for planting. The wet conditions have delayed farmers’ access to their fields, and in some areas they may have to wait quite a bit longer before they can get a crop in. Because of the delay, some farmers are planning to switch to crops that grow more quickly, like soybeans, which have been hit hard by the tariffs this year. You can read more here.

Soybeans planted in wheat. Source: Maggilautaro, Commons Wikimedia