For Minn. corn farmers, a patchwork of lean vs. plenty

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LeRoy, Minn. — While there are some dry spots around the state, the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates Minnesota’s farmers will produce slightly more corn this year than last year.

Because of different weather patterns, some farmers will be blessed with a relative plenty. Heavy rains in some parts of Minnesota have helped famers salvage their crop during the worst national drought in half a century.

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