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Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Fri Jun 5, 2015 01:11 PM CDT

LAURA, Ill. (DTN) -- The diamonds are beginning to disappear in Bob Wieland's field. The Laura, Illinois, grower is experimenting with different soybean planting patterns and it was a good week for growing.

Some readers asked that I keep them updated on the experiment. Wieland is testing several planting configurations. In this case, he replanted the field on a 30-degree angle. The picture that accompanies this blog post was taken Tuesday, June 2 -- six days after the photo we ran earlier this week.

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