Spring Showers Could Stall Crops

1 decade 1 year 11 months ago Monday, March 26 2007 Mar 26, 2007 Monday, March 26, 2007 11:07:31 AM CDT March 26, 2007 in News

The dry weather looked like trouble for farmers and their crops late last year and earlier this year, but since then, things have turned around.

"We thought we weren't going to have enough moisture back in December and January," said Anderson. "But since then, we've had adequate supply. I wouldn't say there is a surplus, but its adequate out here."

Adequate for some corn growing, but that will change if there's rain this week.

"It all depends on the sunshine, if we get 1/2 inch of rain and then we get a couple days of sunshine, you can go back to the field pretty quick," said Anderson.

Anderson says farmers learn to deal with what mother nature gives them.

"One thing about it, we don't worry about things we can't control," said Anderson.

But, he hopes the next few days will be dry.Anderson says he thinks most farmers will begin planting corn next week.But, really, it just all depends on how much rain we get.

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