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View From the Cab
Tue Apr 1, 2014 11:19 AM CDT

LANGDON, Mo. (DTN) -- "Hurry up and wait," a phrase common in America during World War II, applies to more than just the war effort. That's because folks like this year's View From the Cab farmers Karen Johnson of Avoca, Iowa, and Jamie Harris of Madison, Fla., do vital work on the front lines of U.S. agriculture.

Hurrying is nothing new to farmers used to racing the calendar. But while the earth has turned and spring is theoretically here, one fact remains: It's been a long, cold winter as the wait for warmer temperatures ...

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