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Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Mon Aug 19, 2013 06:14 AM CDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (DTN) -- A Sunday drive across Illinois, Indiana and Ohio revealed a crop that needs a drink and more days than usual to reach harvest.

I've joined 50-plus other crop scouts in Columbus, Ohio, in preparation for the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour. On Monday, we'll begin pulling samples from Ohio and parts of Indiana. Scouts on the Western tour will report from South Dakota and parts of Nebraska.

Brian Grete, Pro Farmer managing editor and senior market analyst told DTN that Ohio yields are anticipated to be among some of the best on this year's tour. He ...

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