HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING
The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a High Wind Watch, which is in effect from late Saturday night through Sunday evening. * WINDS...Strong westerly winds 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60
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Wednesday, January 4th, 2012
Fall tillage in winter
Photo by Shelley Grieshop/The Daily Standard

Area farmers, such as this one along Burkettsville-St. Henry Road in rural Coldwater, were busy Tuesday turning the soil in fields that finally were dry enough to enter. Fall tillage is typically completed in November, but this year wet weather delayed planting and harvest. Some corn and soybeans still remain in the fields, said Mike Baucher, a program technician with the Mercer County Farm Service Agency. Farmers typically are finished with harvest by Nov. 15.

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