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Weather Still Hampers Crop Planting

Wet weather has wreaked havoc on farming activity in Ohio, ranging from the planting of corn to harvesting of strawberries.


Wet weather has wreaked havoc on farming activity in Ohio, ranging from the planting of corn to harvesting of strawberries.


The latest weekly crop weather report from USDA and the Ohio Department of Agriculture reports that the state had just over one day of available farming activity.

The report stated the persistent rainfall has impacted everything from planting to hay harvesting to fruit pollination.



The important grain crops are particularly being hit hard.



Only 19% of the corn crop has been planted. Last year, that figure for the same period was 93%, with the five-year average also being 93%.

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