NEWS
Production Blog
Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Fri Jun 22, 2012 01:28 PM CDT

a

DECATUR, Ill. (DTN) -- I have always loved a good rain. As a child, I was taught it was a reason for celebration. We danced in it. We rolled our pant legs up and splashed in puddles and squished mud through our toes. Folks who dash inside to avoid a few sprinkles perplex me. I almost always lift my face to the heavens and give thanks for the life-sustaining droplets.

Those who have endured the heartache of flood damage will almost certainly have a different tale. However, it is unrelenting dryness that saps me. For the past two years, ...

Quick View
Related News Stories
Snow, Wind Continue Tue. in E.Midwest
DTN Ag Weather Brief
Market Impact Weather
NWS River Stages
High Winds Monday in Midwest, Canada
Rain, Snow for North-Central Areas Sat.
Market Impact Weather
Snow in Northwest Fri.; Mixed Northeast
El Nino Remains Strong
Ag Weather Forum