A soggy, rain-soaked cornfield sits unplanted Monday May 6, 2013, after weeks of constant rain has kept central Illinois farmers from seeding their ground in Farmingdale, Ill. The U.S.

 

              A soggy, rain-soaked cornfield sits unplanted Monday May 6, 2013, after weeks of constant rain has kept central Illinois farmers from seeding their ground in Farmingdale, Ill.  The U.S.
A soggy, rain-soaked cornfield sits unplanted Monday May 6, 2013, after weeks of constant rain has kept central Illinois farmers from seeding their ground in Farmingdale, Ill. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says just 12 percent of the nation's cornfields have been planted and it marks the slowest start in decades in some states. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)