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Here's a sampling of what some folks are saying:
I averaged 24bu beans for my farm and I don’t know anybody that really broke 30 on average. Corn for the most part was 120-140. There are no corn piles from here all the way to SW MN. Don’t really know where it all is, but there is none out there.
Rains greened up winter pastures in many parts of the state, such as in this Rusk County field, and encouraged producers to apply fertilizer. (Texas AgriLife Extension Service photo by Robert Burns)
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In some parts of the state, December and January rains meant winter pastures that were planted on time could already be grazed, but most producers were still having to feed hay. (Texas AgriLife Research photo by Dr. Monte Rouquette)
"If you’ve got cotton now, I sure wouldn’t hold it a long period of time," said a Texas AgriLife Extension Service cotton marketing expert. (Texas AgriLife Extension Service photo by Whit Weems)
-- East central Iowa