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Local farms see positive crop growth
Scott Timm loads baled wheat straw at his family's farm south of Monroe on Wednesday. Timm works full-time at the farm and owns his own seed company. To order either of these photos, click here. (Times photo: Marissa Weiher)
MONROE - Despite the dry conditions a hot summer has wrought, with little rain until recently, experts have cited crop yields in high, possibly record-breaking numbers for the year. Green County Agricul-ture Agent Mark Mayer shared positive news about winter wheat. "Yields were very good," Mayer said.