Spring has apparently come early this year, and farmers are already working their fields. Many of them spent significant time in their fields oveer the mild winter as well. Cheryl Canavan works at the USDA Service Centers in Jersey, Greene, Madison and Calhoun Counties, and says many of them were working on improving drainage.

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Given the last couple of years, she says producers are very optimistic. Prices are good, and they are hopeful the weather will cooperate.

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