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Ground Work 2021: Illinois Planting Underway

Daryl CatesApr 26, 2021

Mid-April brought spring rains and below average temperatures to my area along the Mississippi River, in the heart of the United States midwest. The Mississippi…

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Ground Work 2021: Monitoring Mississippi River Levels in Illinois

Daryl CatesMar 26, 2021

Illinois farmer Daryl Cates monitors Mississippi River levels and crop prices as he prepares for the 2021 planting season. His Ground Work 2021 update describes…