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Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Fri May 31, 2013 04:27 PM CDT

DECATUR, Ill. (DTN) -- One of my favorite parts of the job is calling farmers and crop consultants and chatting about what's up. After you've been in this business awhile, you start to think you've heard it all. Hardly.

This week a southern Illinois farmer told me he's been doing his herbicide spraying at night. Not because he wanted to, mind you, but it's the only time the wind hasn't been blowing. A limited number of good spray days has been a big problem as growers grow acreage, but this year the wild and wacky weather is adding to the ...

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