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Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Fri Jul 12, 2013 02:37 PM CDT

BELLEVILLE, Ill. (DTN) -- Paul Winkler replanted a few soybeans this week. The Owensboro, Ky., farmer knows the crop will be lucky to make it to frost. "It is rented ground and landlords like to see something growing," he said. "It's the only reason I did it. If it were my place, I'd probably left the spots and kept the weeds controlled.

"Will all the variation in planting date, we'll likely be harvesting clear into December," Winkler added. "An early frost could be devastating this year."

I met Winkler at a Mana Herbicide Expo plot tour held at Southern Illinois ...

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