I can't say who, because this person will hate me forever...but, a friend of mine recently found out that corn doesn't grow in the ground like a carrot. Let's just call this person Bob for the sake of simplicity.
The recent rainfall this past week has been a good thing for central Minnesota farmers. University of Minnesota Extension educator Dan Martens says there is a lot of good looking crops around the state, which should help around harvest time.
The heavy rainfall last month has limit the time farmers can get in the fields to plant crops. With the planting window closing, John Deere has developed a new high-speed planter to help speed up the process.
I grew up in Alabama. I moved to upstate New York when I was 22 and the first thing people said to me was, "How many branches does your family tree have?" What I discovered in living all over the country is... there are rednecks everywhere, even here. What's shocking is that t…