The five-year average is 5% planted by this date.
Wet weather has put the brakes on corn planting in much of the Midwest.
In Iowa, agriculture officials say this year's spring planting is among the slowest in a decade, with only 3% of the state's corn crop in the ground.
That compares to 61% at the same time last year and the average of 28%. Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey says some farmers are beginning to worry about replanting if corn doesn't germinate and develop.
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