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Elaine Kub Contributing Analyst
Wed Jul 10, 2013 03:21 PM CDT

"... Only knee high by the Fourth of July, and the soil is getting dry, and the corn leaves are rolling, and the beans are still really scruffy and a long way from forming a canopy, and ..." I was letting myself get carried away, needlessly hysterical, as I described my most recent windshield tour through western Iowa and eastern South Dakota on the radio recently. The crop condition ratings may imply everything is fine, but looking at widespread short, late-planted fields, one can't help but think: "This isn't normal. This isn't good."

On the other hand, I feel as ...

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