Every Inch Helps, But We Need a Lot More (Rain)Posted: July 19, 2012
Our part of Ohio has been so dry this year that we are now classified as in “extreme drought,” an event that hasn’t happened here since 1963.
(And before you ask, that’s before I was born.)
With things this dry, you can imagine how excited Farmer D and I were when the dark clouds rolled in this afternoon…and we got rain!
Though today’s been a good (wet) day, we need a lot more rain before conditions are normal–something like 8 to 12 inches in the next couple of weeks….because this is what our corn looks like:
And these are the soybeans:
And the weeds are the only things that seem to be growing good around here.