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Farming on the Mother Road - 2
Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor
Wed Jul 2, 2014 07:37 AM CDT

AUBURN, Ill. (DTN) -- Route 66 is all about the nostalgia of small towns, the open road and cars. Just about every town with a grasp of tourism has a Corvette show or motorcycle festival sometime during the summer.

Nostalgia and a little highway tourism can be great unless you are a farmer trying to move a semi-truck of grain down a piece of brick road kept intact to reflect a lost era in American life.

Tim Seifert sees car tours, buses and motorcycle tours all the time just outside of Auburn, near the Illinois capital of Springfield. The area ...

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