Friday, June 18th, 2010
Photo by Mark Pummell
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This corn in a muddy field off state Route 219 east of Montezuma is stunted from too much rain. Area farmers are having difficulty planting soybeans and sidedressing corn with nitrogen because fields are too wet. The weather also has caused mold to grow on wheat.
Online story associated with this photograph
Too much rain has put a damper on the growing season for some Mercer County farmers, especially those in the northern part of the county, local ag officials said. Prolonged rains have kept farmers from planting soybeans and app . . .
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