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Muddy, wet fields slow down some plantings in South Dakota | 1340 KGFW

Muddy, wet fields slow down some plantings in South Dakota |  1340 KGFW

Rains continue to delay some plantings in parts of eastern South Dakota.

“Farmers always complain that it is either too hot, too cold, too wet or too dry.”

Near Lake Preston, farmer Paul Casper says he planted a quarter of his corn two weeks ago, but the muddy, slushy fields have delayed all the extra work.

“We’ve been digging around and the crops are sprouting and coming through where it’s dry on top.