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Corn crops could be later, but farmers optimistic

1:07 AM, Aug. 3, 2013
Bao Chang of Stevens Point picks out corn Wednesday at the Cee-Dee Acres stand along Church Street. Cee-Dee Acres' sweet corn crop was about five days later than expected this year. Ken Shroeder, extension agent, said some corn crops in the area are behind because of late planting.
Bao Chang of Stevens Point picks out corn Wednesday at the Cee-Dee Acres stand along Church Street. Cee-Dee Acres' sweet corn crop was about five days later than expected this year. Ken Shroeder, extension agent, said some corn crops in the area are behind because of late planting.
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An overly wet spring delayed corn planting, and now low temperatures could further slow some crops.

Ken Schroeder, Portage County agriculture extension agent, said while most corn crops in the area are progressing as expected, the crops planted later still need warmer weather to mature properly. If that doesn't happen, they might not survive the first freeze in the fall.

"I like this cool weather, but it's not good corn-growing weather," Schroeder said. ...

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