DELETES REFERENCE TO COMBINES IN THE SECOND SENTENCE - Central Illinois corn and soybean farmer Garry Niemeyer inspects the soil temperature and the sprouting of corn seeds he planted earlier as a ... more 
DELETES REFERENCE TO COMBINES IN THE SECOND SENTENCE - Central Illinois corn and soybean farmer Garry Niemeyer inspects the soil temperature and the sprouting of corn seeds he planted earlier as a test Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Auburn, Ill. Farmers eager to get their crops in the ground are being foiled by an uncooperative spring after a long winter. The U.S. Department of Agriculture expects farmers to now launch into full-scale planting at the end of this month, later than usual. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Seth Perlman
Wed, Apr 16, 2014 4:33 PM EDT