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Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Tue Jul 2, 2013 04:40 PM CDT

MAPLE PARK, Ill. (DTN) -- When it comes to cultural experiences, it's the differences we most often remember. Norm Larson, a Maple Park, Ill., farmer has a few to relate after 28 Australian farmers visited his family farm on Monday, July 1.

The group of farmers, who hail from Southern Australia, spent two days in Chicago and visited the Chicago Board of Trade, before heading out to get their boots dirty on the farm. Most of them grow wheat, barley and canola and for several, it was a first exposure to corn. Larson launched into a discussion of the lateness ...

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