NEWS
View From the Cab
Tue Oct 30, 2012 09:32 AM CDT

LANGDON, Mo. (DTN) -- This year's View From the Cab farmers Ryan Brodersen of Randolph, Neb., and Katie Sanger Hancock of Water Valley, Ky., have weathered one of the worst droughts in modern history.

As DTN Ag Policy Editor Chris Clayton reported last week, weather models largely failed to predict what lay ahead for Katie and Ryan.

Now, with the growing season done and harvest over or drawing to a close on both farms, Katie and Ryan have time to reflect on the year and the ability of forecasters to look into the future.

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