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Slow Start for Crops

Posted By Janna On April 3, 2013 @ 9:39 am In Headline News | No Comments

The first weekly Crop Progress report from the United States Department of Agriculture for the 2013 crop year found cold wet weather across the state. Cold ground temperatures and above average precipitation in March have delayed planting progress.

There were 1.6 days suitable for fieldwork. Topsoil moisture supply was 2 percent very short, 9 percent short, 69 percent adequate, and 20 percent surplus. Topsoil moisture in the northwest district was

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