FARM LIFE NEWS
View From the Cab
Tue Jun 4, 2013 12:00 PM CDT

LANGDON, Mo. (DTN) -- To outsiders, merely placing seeds in the ground must seem like a simple task. But this year, for View From the Cab farmers Kane Bercaw of Union City, Mich., and William "Shep" Sheppard of Louisiana, Mo., planting has been anything but easy.

"I've almost lost track of how much it rained. It's come pretty fast," Shep told DTN late Sunday. There were more road closures due to high water. He's not optimistic that seeds planted before last week's precipitation onslaught will make it. "I planted 52 (corn) acres I know ...

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