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Flooding in Hamilton County

Special Report: Soaked crops not a lost cause

June 25, 2010

Farmers who can't get into their cropfields to work because of excessive June rainfall shouldn't surrender to Mother Nature, Purdue University Cooperative Extension Service specialists say.

About a foot of rain fell in many parts of Indiana in the month's first 23 days, leaving thousands of acres of corn, soybeans and hay either in standing water or in drenched soils, and producers desperate to tend to their crops.

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