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     January 16, 2020      #41-16 KDJ
 
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Another wetter-than-normal spring possible 

By BEN ORNER
Capitol News Illinois

SPRINGFIELD — The state’s climatologist is predicting Illinois farmers are likely to endure more burdensomely wet weather while they try to plant cash crops this spring after suffering major losses as a result of a record-wet planting season last year.

April through June is likely to be wetter than normal in Illinois, according to rainfall projections from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, posing a challenge to corn and soybean farmers in the heart of planting season.

Right now, those farmers are calculating their losses after ...

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