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Farmers badly need warm, dry weather

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By Rich Bauer, Managing Editor

One thing that Fayette County farmers dont have to worry about at this point is soil moisture. In fact, its the only thing working in the farmers' favor.

Precipitation this spring is continuing to prevent most of the countys farmers from getting this years corn and soybeans crop into the ground, according to Fayette County Farm Bureau Manager Ron Marshel.

I have seen some (corn) being planted, but I dont see any emerging, Marshel said.

Were still at a very minimal amount of corn being planted, he said.


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