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Rain, Rain, Go Away
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Jun 22, 2015 12:07 PM CDT

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- Scott Meadows' northwestern Missouri fields haven't been this wet in nearly 20 years.

"We're just trying to survive right now," the Mound City, Missouri, farmer told DTN. "It's been raining nearly every day."

Meadows' region saw between 9 and 10 inches of rain in May -- twice the monthly average -- and the skies haven't let up yet in June, either. He managed to finish planting most of his soybeans around June 10, a full month behind normal. Now he is eyeing his waterlogged fields with concern, as patches of yellow and stunted plants dot his ...

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