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View From the Cab
Tue Jul 8, 2014 11:08 AM CDT

LANGDON, Mo. (DTN) -- View From the Cab farmers Karen Johnson of Avoca, Iowa, and Jamie Harris of Madison, Fla., have much in common. That's because they grow crops for a hungry world. But while thunderstorm fireworks continue to light up Karen's Iowa skies, Jamie in Florida has seen a drying trend.

"It's been an extremely hot and extremely dry week," Jamie told DTN late Monday. Jamie's sandy Florida soil demands regular watering because, under normal conditions, it dries out rather quickly. "June, I believe, is our driest month of the year, but by ...

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