John Sam Williamson stands near unplanted field

June 10, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CDT
John Sam Williamson stands in front of a field that he wasn't able to plant with soybeans Wednesday on his farm near Columbia. Due to the flooding that started on May 31, he has "been in observation mode" for the past week and hasn't been able to plant or tend his crops, he said.

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