River bottom can be a drawback

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May 23, 2019 - 10:45 AM

With the recent onslaught of rain, local farmers are hopeful its short-lived.

Shawn Geffert, whose farms include much of the envied rich river bottom soil, is not too distraught: “I’d rather have it wet than dry, even if it does flood,” he said.

Even so, with his corn under water for a second time this month, his confidence is waning.

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