FARM LIFE NEWS
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Tue Apr 23, 2013 01:12 PM CDT

LANGDON, Mo. (DTN) -- Farmers everywhere are known for buying only what they need. Inputs based on per-acre needs are used so that nothing goes to waste. But occasionally, especially when farmers aren't in charge of inventory control, a little too much of something arrives at the farm.

That's what happened last week for William "Shep" Sheppard of Louisiana, Mo., and Kane Bercaw of Union City, Mich., as saturated fields have become overstocked with moisture.

"We got more than enough rain," Kane told DTN. "Another 5-and-a-half inches. It's plenty wet." But while Shep got ...

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