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Business Beat
2:17 pm
Wed May 9, 2012

Business Beat: Costly Wind Gusts for Farmers

NET News

This week: Farmers looking to have a record book corn harvest. Plus, find out how wind gusts can cost farmers a ton of money.

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Business
1:16 pm
Wed May 9, 2012

Wind gusts costly for farmers

NET News

For many Midwesterners, wind is an occasional nuisance. For farmers, though, the wind’s impact can be huge — drying out crops and eroding topsoil. Gusts big and small also complicate the application of chemicals, and that can be particularly costly.

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