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Under the Agridome
Philip Shaw DTN Columnist
Fri May 31, 2013 10:59 PM CDT

I was living a charmed life until I got 3 inches of rain in just over 36 hours this past week. This is agriculture, there are always ups and downs and Mother Nature can sometimes be cruel. I was parched dry but now it's so wet I cannot even walk across the fields. Next week it's time to put fungicide on my soft red winter wheat. Maybe I should look on the bright side: the wheat was parched but now will have life. I am looking forward to harvest time next month.

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