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Many farmers worried
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16 Sep 08 - Farmers from Michigan to California to Wisconsin to North Dakota to Kansas are concerned about the colder weather.
 

North Dakota farmers fear killing frost
16 Sep 08 - The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that the harvest made good progress until rain and cool temperatures hit the state late last week. The agency says corn farmers are worried about their crops reaching maturity before a killing frost.
http://www.forbes.com/feeds/ap/2008/09/16/ap5432142.html
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Weekend's heavy rain leaves farmers' fall crops to rot underwater - Michigan
16 Sep 08 - His harvest, which had promised to be a bumper crop, was just getting under way, starting about three weeks late because of the cool, wet weather earlier in the season.
http://www.mlive.com/kzgazette/news/index.ssf/2008/09/weekends_heavy_rain_leaves_far.html
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Farmers in northern Wis. report light frost
16 Sep 08 - State farmers are hoping for more heat and more time before a killing frost arrives this fall after some light frost was reported in northern Wisconsin early last week, according to the latest crop report issued Monday from the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service.
http://www.madison.com/tct/news/305105
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Kansas: Brisk Late Summer Temperatures Draw Concerns For Early Freeze
16 Sep 08 - Unusually cool weather through much of August and early September in the central High Plains is sparking concern that crops may not reach maturity before the first freeze.

"Most fields will probably reach maturity before the first freeze, but dry-down could be a problem," said Kansas State University agronomist Kraig Roozeboom, adding that the first freeze would be when temperatures across a region drop to a growth-halting 28 degrees F rather than when the mercury dips to 32 F in scattered areas.
http://www.cattlenetwork.com/Content.asp?ContentID=252914
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Coldest string of five days in 70 years in California
15 Sep 08 - Many grape growers report lower quantities due to frosting.
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Coldest string of five days in 70 years in California

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