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Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Fri Jun 22, 2012 01:28 PM CDT

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DECATUR, Ill. (DTN) -- I have always loved a good rain. As a child, I was taught it was a reason for celebration. We danced in it. We rolled our pant legs up and splashed in puddles and squished mud through our toes. Folks who dash inside to avoid a few sprinkles perplex me. I almost always lift my face to the heavens and give thanks for the life-sustaining droplets.

Those who have endured the heartache of flood damage will almost certainly have a different tale. However, it is unrelenting dryness that saps me. For the past two years, ...

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