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Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy
Dan Davidson DTN Contributing Agronomist
Fri May 16, 2014 02:47 PM CDT

Cold weather covered the Corn Belt this week and some farmers, especially in low-lying areas of the northern reaches, had frost. So what damage may it have caused, and will replanting be required?

It has been a long, cold spring for certain, but no one expected to see mid-April weather during mid-May with temperatures dropping into the 30s and 20s with a layer of frost covering the ground at sun-up. With today's large planters and multiple planters per farm, a lot of acres get sown quickly. The seed seemed to come up quickly with the soil in good condition this ...

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