Farmers wait out long wet season
Leaden skies dripping rain made Wednesday good only for indoor work for farmers.
Fields already sodden from last fall took on more water, pushing back an already late planting season.
Richard Staveteig wheeled a John Deere 8400 tractor into the shop in the afternoon, and John Fortin quickly put 5-gallon plastic pails underneath the engine and unscrewed the plug to drain the oil.
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