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Spring Crop Tour
Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Mon Jun 10, 2013 02:11 PM CDT

UNION CITY, Mich. (DTN) -- It's hard not to be blinded by all the shiny new irrigation units scattered around the country. It seems many farmers decided to wash away the memories of the 2012 drought (and the 2011 drought) by putting in permanent infrastructure.

Those units are already pumping in parts of Michigan. This week I found barley fields getting a good drink just east of Union City, Mich. I'd traveled to this part of Michigan to visit Kane Bercaw, one of our View From the Cab farmers. Kane told me Friday morning that they started watering wheat Thursday, ...

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