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View From the Cab
Wed Jun 11, 2014 09:46 AM CDT

LANGDON, Mo. (DTN) -- Climate, a seven-letter word representing the measure of meteorological variables in a given region, is defined over time. But for View From the Cab farmers Karen Johnson of Avoca, Iowa, and Jamie Harris of Madison, Fla., those seven little letters don't always do justice to what they go through on the way to raising a crop.

For Karen and her husband, Bill, last week started with rain on Monday. "A huffy storm about 5 p.m. yesterday (Saturday) with wind and rain and then some continuing rain overnight brought us 1.2 ...

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