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Under the Agridome
Fri Jul 5, 2013 07:22 AM CDT

In my Market Trends commentary I often refer to spring and summer weather. I don't have to tell you why, as farmers read this column and we understand oh so well. The last few days I've been dancing around raindrops trying to get my soybeans sprayed. The weather forecast is calling for isolated thunderstorms every day. I don't have a lot of choice. The wet spring has pushed me back into July and my soybeans have to be sprayed. So I take calculated chances -- it's a bit like spraying roulette. I hope my selective herbicide gets its rain-fast interval ...

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