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Published May 20, 2014, 12:00 AM


Mike Tolzin plants corn on April 25, east of Lake Preston, S.D., on his first planting day of the year. He was one of the early farmers in his area to get started on corn. A wet, late planting season has prompted Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., to request crop insurance planting deadline extensions for corn this year and other early spring crops in 2015. (MIkkel Pates/Agweek)
Read the article: Slow planting prompts insurance deadline extension requests