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Shaw: Under the Agridome
Philip Shaw DTN Columnist
Fri Apr 25, 2014 07:53 AM CDT

On the farm change is our only constant. How many times have you heard that from me? I've made so many changes this spring on my farm that my head is spinning. I have a new -- for me -- corn planter, sprayer and some new guidance systems on the way, which are bigger and better, and will help make farming easier. Of course all that stuff doesn't matter if Mother Nature doesn't cooperate. I suppose I'm just trying to sneak through those windows she gives us every year.

I am at the starting gate of spring planting in southwestern ...

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