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AARON HAGEN/DAILY GLOBE Dale Nepp holds a peanut plant on his rural Lake Wilson farm. Nepp has been raising peanuts since 1989.

Sometimes you feel like a (pea)nut

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LAKE WILSON -- Tucked away in a small area north of Lake Wilson sits a patch of an unusual plant.

It can't be seen from the gravel road that leads past Dale Nepp's land, but head down a narrow path between two cornfields and there it is.

A crop of peanuts -- in southwest Minnesota.

Nepp grows Valencia peanuts, which have a light brown shell and a red skin on the nut.

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