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Farmers facing a prolonged harvest

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WILLMAR -- Farmers in west central Minnesota are pushing into the corn harvest, even though taking the crop now means having to dry the grain to acceptable moisture levels.

"Quite a bit of corn is started," reported Clarkfield-area farmer and Minnesota Corn Growers Association president Doug Albin from a tractor on Tuesday. Farmers are trying to find fields to harvest that are less than 25 percent moisture.

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