Wet land slows Minnesota farmers
Most years by now, John Schmidt would be done planting his spring wheat and well into his soybeans.
But it wasn't until after noon Tuesday that Schmidt filled his drill for the first time with the high-yielding Faller variety of spring wheat.
His wife, Sandra, sat inside the cab of the Case tractor, running the hydraulic levers that controlled the flow of seed into the drill.
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