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Field and Garden: Cool weather slows corn and soybeans

“You couldn’t ask for better weather than we’ve had this year for small grains,” one farmer remarked to me during the Foster County fair.

Unfortunately, the cool, wet conditions over the last six weeks haven’t been as favorable for corn and soybeans. Both crops thrive in temperatures around the mid-80s.

Last June, we experienced 19 days above 80 degrees, and several producers mentioned they’d neve...

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