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Water Woes
Mon Mar 4, 2013 12:28 PM CST

No matter what level of technology or management you use, water -- or the lack of it -- will likely remain the biggest influencer of corn and soybean yields in any given year. That was certainly the take-home lesson for growers last season who watched drought shrivel bushel after bushel from final yields.

"We got reminded of a lot of things that we seldom get the chance to learn in years like 2012. Unfortunately, this comes at a price," says Emerson Nafziger, University of Illinois Extension agronomist. "We do know water is ...

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