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Labor Pains - 2
Elizabeth Williams DTN Special Correspondent
Fri May 16, 2014 11:15 AM CDT

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INDIANOLA, Iowa (DTN) -- Many farmers despair over finding good, hard-working seasonal employees. However, Kevin Green, a corn/soybean producer in Dewitt, Iowa, has a waiting list of people wanting to work on his farm. Green, who farms with his wife, brother, a non-family partner and Green's adult children as Greenview Farms, would be the first to admit he does not do everything right, and what works for him won't necessarily work for everyone. Over the years, ...

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