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While surrounding areas and states have suffered from drought conditions, Goodhue County's corn crop is in great shape as a result of cooperative weather.

Goodhue County crops are faring OK despite drought

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GOODHUE - Farming is like a game of chance -- much of its success lies in Mother Nature's hands.

Fortunately, local farmers have had luck on their side this year.


"The Goodhue County area has been very fortunate," explained Chuck Schwartau, a regional educator for the University of Minnesota Extension in Rochester. "There are bound to be little pockets here and there, but for the most part the crop in Goodhue County is in great shape."

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