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Dry spell offsets wet start for crops
Corn crops outside of Monroe suffer from a recent dry spell under a strong sun Monday. (Times photo: Marissa Weiher)
MONROE - What started out as a bumper year for area crops has taken a turn for the worse as dry weather continues. Cool and wet weather got the growing season off to a strong start, according to Green County Agricultural Agent Mark Mayer. "It was the Garden of Eden in June," he said, and crops looked as good as he can remember over the past 30 years.