NEWS
Rain, Rain, Rain
Cheri Zagurski DTN Managing Editor
Tue May 13, 2014 02:26 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Those of us of a certain age can remember a television advertisement with the catch phrase "It's not nice to mess with Mother Nature."

But what can be done when Mother Nature messes with us? As any farmer knows, not much.

We got a reminder of that Sunday as violent wind storms, torrential rains and hail made their way through Kansas, into Nebraska and on east and north.

Areas that were in need of gentle, periodic rains were treated to two to three inches fire-hosed onto fields in less time than it would take to wash a ...

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