NEWS
1993 Flood vs. 2015's Wet Spring
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Jun 19, 2015 04:56 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Mike Carlson remembers 1993 and its severe flooding that damaged many crops that year. The Red Oak, Iowa, farmer said while the 2015 growing season has produced much rain on his southwest Iowa farm so far, it really does not compare to 1993.

"It's not as wet as 1993, at least not yet," Carlson told DTN on Wednesday. "We had about 14 inches of rain in May and June so far. We only planted just four days in May, so the crop is behind."

STARTED IN FALL OF 1992

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