Corn crops stuck in the mud

Corn crops on flooded out farms. / Jessica Fairley

While driving around southwest Georgia, you may have noticed fields of corn that looks brown.

Local farmers say the corn is ready to be harvested but because of heavy rains, they can't get in the fields to do the work.

They say not only are they having issues harvesting corn but other plants as well.

One man says the soil in his field is like a milkshake and he can barely walk through it.

"It has had a drowning effect on the plants. The plants are withering and they are dying because of too much rain. It's just something that's not normal," said Samuel Lee, a Worth County organic farmer.

Samuel Lee says the rain isn't only affecting his summer crop, but his winter crop as well because he can't' get into the fields to plant.

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