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Wettest Midwest spring in 40 years delays crop planting

By The Christian Science Monitor
Saturday, July 6, 2013 17:22 EDT
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Year after drought, wettest Midwest spring in 40 years delays crop planting (via The Christian Science Monitor)

After scorching temperatures and drought conditions devastated the nation’s crop production last year, farmers across the Midwestern farm belt are now dealing with the reverse side of Mother Nature – too much rain. Meteorologists say the region…

[Image: No-till farmers from Jackson County, Iowa, inspect corn planted no-till into sod, via Wikipedia Commons]

 
 
 
 
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