NEWS
Rain Makes Grain; Unless It Doesn't
Cheri Zagurski DTN Managing Editor
Tue Jun 10, 2014 03:22 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Rain makes grain -- or so the old adage goes.

But for some members of our reader consulting group, rain makes it impossible to plant, makes prairie potholes into prairie private lakes, and makes a switch from corn to soybean acres almost a certainty.

It's a greenhouse out there, according to Bud Tate of Greenwood, Miss. He updated us on the latest precipitation amounts in his area via email.

"5 inches to 8 inches the past 48 hours. One farm reporting 9.5 inches since Sunday night. If rain makes grain, this ought to be a dewsy."

Note ...

Quick View
Related News Stories
Let's Talk Stalks
Under the Agridome: Shaw
View From the Cab
Ag Runoff Targeted
Crop Tech Corner
Arctic Blast Worries Wheat Growers
Farm Groups Agree on Big Data
Under the Agridome
View From the Cab
GE Potato Gets USDA OK