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View From the Cab
Tue May 21, 2013 11:53 AM CDT

LANGDON, Mo. (DTN) -- When God created Earth, He made it 24,901 miles in circumference. While the size of the planet hasn't changed, its hungry population has grown steadily. Feeding so many hungry mouths can be tiring. That's the reality faced by farmers everywhere, including View From the Cab farmers William "Shep" Sheppard of Louisiana, Mo., and Kane Bercaw of Union City, Mich.

Kane is starting to feel the pressure. "I'm tired. We've been pushing pretty hard getting stuff in," he told DTN late Sunday.

Spring planting weather has changed from frosty to warm. ...

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