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Rain Makes Grain; Unless It Doesn't
Cheri Zagurski DTN Managing Editor
Tue Jun 10, 2014 03:22 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Rain makes grain -- or so the old adage goes.

But for some members of our reader consulting group, rain makes it impossible to plant, makes prairie potholes into prairie private lakes, and makes a switch from corn to soybean acres almost a certainty.

It's a greenhouse out there, according to Bud Tate of Greenwood, Miss. He updated us on the latest precipitation amounts in his area via email.

"5 inches to 8 inches the past 48 hours. One farm reporting 9.5 inches since Sunday night. If rain makes grain, this ought to be a dewsy."

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