OMAHA (DTN) -- Joel Grams has farmed for 28 years and had never once had a center pivot irrigation system damaged or destroyed by a severe storm.
That was, until the weekend of June 14-15.
The Minden, Neb., farmer had one pivot severely damaged after being flipped on its side after a strong windstorm blew through his area of south-central Nebraska late Saturday, June 14, into Sunday morning.
He is not the only farmer in the region with a center pivot down.
"People have been saying the area around Minden could have as many as 500 pivots down," Gram told ...