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78 Percent of Illinois Corn Crop Planted
Farms across Illinois are buzzing with activity right now. Farmers in some areas got into the fields late because of the soggy start to the season.
Agriculture officials say 78 percent of the state's corn crop is now in the ground. That's about 25 percent higher than the last five years.
Missouri has 86 percent of its corn in. Iowa sits at 70 percent, which is its average.