More wet weather causing additional harvest delays

More wet weather causing additional harvest delays

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More wet weather this weekend could mean additional harvest delays for farmers across the Ohio Valley.

According to the latest USDA progress report, soggy fields pushed corn & soybean harvest behind the five-year average. A recent break in rainfall offered some relief to growers last week, but lower-than-normal temperatures kept fields from drying.

Forecasters predict unfavorable weather will continue through the end of the month. Some farmers are considering paying extra for propane to dry their corn - causing high demand and creating a shortage issue. Due to low commodity prices, other growers plan to gamble on the weather and let the crop dry in the field.

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