We can thank technology for 24% of the U.S. corn crop being planted in one week

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Have you ever looked across the road at the neighbour and thought, “Man, he has a lot of equipment for the acres he farms!” I think that conversation must be happening more than we think because the USDA has reported that corn planting is 71% complete in the U.S. That’s 1% ahead of the long-term average, and also means that  24% of the American corn crop was planted last week alone. The state-by-state numbers are actually even more impressive — Minnesota planted 49%; Iowa, 33%; Nebraska, 30%; and, South Dakota, 45%, of their respective corn acres. Iowa, a major corn growing…

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