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Farmers hook up a full tank of anhydrous ammonia Tuesday in a field north of Worthington. While limited field work has begun, most farmers are waiting for sustained warm temperatures to start planting. (Brian Korthals/Forum News Service)

Spring planting has barely begun for most farmers

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WORTHINGTON — In a typical year, the region’s crop producers would have had their small grains planted by early April, their corn in the ground by the end of April, and their soybeans rolling out of planters and into farm fields by the first week of May.

By Julie Buntjer

Forum News Service

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