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Agronomy in Rearview Mirror
Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Tue Dec 30, 2014 03:21 PM CST

DECATUR, Ill. (DTN) -- During the fall harvest, I heard more than one farmer say they'd never experienced anything like 2014 in terms of yield.

In big-yielding years such as this, I always feel for those guys that encountered disasters. I talked to one farmer in Nebraska that had four hail events and a tornado. In Texas, we featured a cotton grower that hopes to regain moisture this year by moving to a summer fallow system. Much of Minnesota got too much rainfall, got planted late and had enough wet holes replanted to soybeans for many cornfields to qualify as ...

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