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Harvest begins

Thursday, September 23, 2010

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Photo by Jill Bock, Staff
Southeast Missouri farmers are beginning to pick their 2010 cotton crop. Wednesday afternoon, just south of Sikeston, workers with Parker Brothers Farms were picking cotton using the new John Deere cotton equipment, which not only picks the cotton but also rolls and wraps the cotton into bales which will then be taken to the cotton gin.

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