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Published May 29, 2010, 12:05 AM

Farmers behind but catching up on planting

Farmers are behind their usual progress in planting and high-moisture fields are the main reason, according to a local farming expert. John Cairns, an agronomist in the Davison County office of the South Dakota State University Cooperative Extension Service, said rains made for unusually difficult planting conditions in the spring of 2009, and field conditions were even tougher this year.

By: Ross Dolan, The Daily Republic

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