FARM LIFE NEWS
Russ's Vintage Iron
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Dec 16, 2013 07:01 AM CST

As you may have noticed, I have not written a column since Halloween. No, DTN did not finally have enough of me and send me on my way. November and the first half of December have been just a little busy for me.

Harvest stretched well into the middle of November. A large corn crop, several rain delays and a few machinery snafus all combined to slow harvest.

The month of October is a month I would guess most farmers would gladly accept a drought in. We didn't get a lot of rain during harvest this year, but there were ...

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