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Agronomist predicts good growing season around Farmington


Even though this has been an unseasonably dry year in Minnesota, area farmers could see a better crop than usual by harvest time.

At least, that's what University of Minnesota Extension corn agronomist Jeff Colture thinks. He's heard the predictions of drought in the state, but he doesn't think Farmington-area farmers need worry as much as farmers in the southwestern part of the state.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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