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View From the Cab
Tue May 7, 2013 11:29 AM CDT

LANGDON, Mo. (DTN) -- The strength of American agriculture rests in a diverse range of farmers, soils, climates and production assets unequaled anywhere in the world. That broad spectrum was evident last week when View from the Cab farmer Kane Bercaw of Union City, Mich., plowed ahead with planting even as his counterpart from Louisiana, Mo., William "Shep" Sheppard, waited for waterlogged river-bottom soils to dry.

"We are in the middle of planting corn, chisel plowing, and getting ready to plant tomatoes," Kane told DTN late Sunday. In the meantime, Shep is stuck on ...

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