WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM EST SUNDAY
* WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 6 to 8 inches expected. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph. * WHERE...Mercer, Auglaize and Hardin Counties. * WHEN...Until 4 AM EST Sunday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult
28° 28° chance Sat 29° Sat 29° Sun 13° Sun 13°
Wednesday, September 15th, 2010
Photo by Mark Pummell/The Daily Standard

A farmer harvests soybeans Tuesday along U.S. 33 east of Neptune. Crops in Mercer and Auglaize counties are coming off earlier this year due to early planting and early maturation from the dry weather.

Related online story:
Area farmers have begun harvesting corn and soybeans about two to three weeks early and the timetable may be financially beneficial.
Low moisture content in the crops will save growers money in drying costs and market prices are higher than normal right now, local ag officials say. [More]
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