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Tuesday, April 28th, 2009
Spring planting
Photo by Mark Pummell/The Daily Standard

A farmer kicks up some dust while planting corn in a field southwest of Rockford Monday evening. With the weather finally warming up and rain lessening, local producers took to their fields over the weekend and Monday, trying to beat returning rains.

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