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View From the Cab
Tue Aug 6, 2013 12:32 PM CDT

LANGDON, Mo. (DTN) -- Ancient Romans called the warmest, driest days of summer "dog days." That's because those times coincided with the appearance of the Dog Star, Sirius. Sirius was blamed for creating sultry weather when oceans boiled, dogs went mad, and wine -- an ancient form of ethanol made from grapes -- soured.

With moderate temperatures and timely showers, DTN View from the Cab farmers William "Shep" Sheppard of Louisiana, Mo., and Kane Bercaw of Union City, Mich., has avoided excessive heat -- and madness. But dog day, big-oil lobbying efforts in Washington ...

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