Fields Still Under Water In Western Iowa

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USDA says in its latest crop progress report 16 percent of the corn crop is planted in Nebraska. That number is 3 percent for corn. Both numbers are below the 5-year-average. However, Farmers in Western Iowa, along the Missouri River, continue to have issues post flood.

AgDay national reporter Betsy Jibben takes us to Crescent, Iowa for the latest I-80 Planting Tour. She talks with Don Rief, a farmer in Crescent, Iowa and Mike Naig, the Iowa Secretary of Agriculture.

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