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Richard Hackett: Persistent east winds have undone the winter damage, but we now need a good dash of rain

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May is a very important month in setting up crops for the year.

The days are lengthening, soil and air temperatures are increasing, disease and pests haven't had a chance to gain a foothold and there is usually enough residual moisture in the soil to meet the needs of developing crops.


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