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WISCONSIN NEWS ROUNDUP: Farmers continue to struggle from a lack of rain

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Wisconsin farmers continue to struggle from a lack of rain. The National Ag Statistics Service says the average soil moisture in Wisconsin was 59-percent short as of Sunday. That’s just three-percent better than a year ago, when the state was going through its worst drought in decades. Officials said corn and soybeans are showing stress from a lack of moisture, especially in northern parts of the Badger State.


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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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