Corn farmers are facing several obstacles in planting and yield. Sustained rain and flooding, caused delayed planting, that will result in less production, increased consumer cost, and will put a damper on popping corn. UPI gives us a look inside as to what Farmers are up against in 2019. It seems that popcorn may be more of delicacy, that we thought. UPI's Jesse Higgins, June 20, 2019: Popcorn Will Be Scare This Year As Midwest Rains Prevent Planting.