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Tim Hansberger transfers soybeans from a grain cart into an awaiting semi in a field north of Worthington Monday afternoon. Hansberger started combining by about 2 p.m.

Recent sunshine leads to harvest time

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WORTHINGTON -- With one rain delay after another keeping area farmers out of the fields, Gene "Pucky" Sandager thinks farmers should start putting names to these "monsoons" of rain and snow showers that have interrupted harvest -- kind of like they assign names to tropical storms and hurricanes.


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Julie Buntjer
Julie Buntjer joined the Daily Globe newsroom in December 2003, after working more than nine years for weekly newspapers. A native of Worthington and graduate of Worthington High School, then-Worthington Community College and South Dakota State University, she has a bachelor's degree in agriculture journalism. At the Daily Globe, Julie covers the agricultural beat, as well as Nobles County government, watersheds, community news and feature stories. In her spare time, she enjoys needlework (cross-stitch and hardanger embroidery), reading, travel, fishing and spending time with family. Find more of her stories of farm life, family and various other tidbits at
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