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Fri May 2, 2014 03:52 PM CDT

LAKEVILLE, Minn. (DTN) -- The grain industry is preparing to deal with more poor-quality grain than usual when farmers begin to loosen their grip and move the 2013 crop. Last year's wet harvest meant a lot of grain was stored without being properly dried.

"We had some wet corn last fall; but worse, it was mixed moisture at harvest," Charles Hurburgh, Iowa State University ag engineer, told DTN/The Progressive Farmer recently. "There is no dryer that will even out moisture levels. So the upshot is a lot of people thought they had dry corn ...

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