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How hard did July heat hit?
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Robert Riemer pulls a feed mixer behind his tractor, en route to his dairy farm along County F northwest of Brodhead Wednesday, Aug. 7. (Times photo: Anthony Wahl)
MONROE - Green County Agriculture Extension Agent Mark Mayer said he'd not be surprised if Wisconsin saw corn prices go down to $4 or $5 per bushel as they were just two or three years ago. Other crop prices are tittering on the edge of last year's increases, but some are down from earlier this year, too. Looking out at the 2013 corn harvest, "the hot fair week was a concern," Mayer said.