Rain helps crops in some areas, but other parts remain dry

1 decade 1 year 9 months ago Tuesday, August 28 2007 Aug 28, 2007 Tuesday, August 28, 2007 7:12:00 AM CDT August 28, 2007 in News
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COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -- Heavy rain last week helped crops in some parts of Missouri, but caused flash flooding that damaged buildings and crops in Greene and Polk counties. Meanwhile, the southeast quarter of the state remains mostly dry, with some areas suffering from moderate to extreme drought. That has left some dryland crops under severe stress and pastures in very poor condition. Pasture conditions are 23 percent very poor, 30 percent poor, 34 percent fair, 12 percent good and 1 percent excellent, which is a slight improvement over the previous week.

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