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Storm Benefits Nebraska Soil
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Fri Apr 12, 2013 07:12 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Nebraska corn growers can look forward to at least enough topsoil moisture to get crops germinated and into early growth stages this spring thanks to heavy rain and snow during the week of April 8.

That's a big change from a week ago when three-quarters of the state was classified in "Exceptional" or Stage 4 drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. But after the storm -- which brought from one to four inches of rain to the primary crop areas of central and eastern Nebraska -- just 15% of the state is in the worst drought ...

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