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June 5, 2006

Soggy Spring

When it rains it pours as farmers in southern Minnesota experienced this spring. Ryan Miller, U of M Regional Extension educator, says from April 1 to May 15 many of the southern Minnesota counties were at 200 percent of the normal precipitation, and other portions of the area were at the 98th percentile of precipitation, causing significant delays in crop planting.

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