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Corn and winter wheat in the news

Sam Ingram of the Effingham County Extension News reports that last week’s dry weather was good enough for farmers in his county to plant corn.  Because of the warm conditions and adequate moisture, the corn is really popping up.  You can see some pictures and read his blog at A…
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Peanut weather update

Peanut planting is about to get underway across many parts of the South as soil temperatures in south Georgia and Alabama generally rise above 70 F during the day and no cold weather is expected.  In general, planting begins around mid-April once the threat of cold weather has passed, since…
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