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Published April 12, 2013, 05:10 PM

Lingering winter backs up Pierce County farmers’ spring work

Pierce County Soil Conservationist Jon Krauss Friday discounted the notion farmers could have a bad crop harvest this year due to the unusually late spring.

Lingering winter backs up farmers’ spring work

By Bill Kirk

Old Man Winter’s extended grip on this region should be more of a talking point than a significant concern for farmers, according to Pierce County Soil Conservationist Jon Krauss.

Friday, Krauss discounted the notion farmers could have a bad crop harvest this year due to the unusually late spring. The weather’s influence on crop production will depend on what happens later, he said.

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