Posts: 9
Registered: ‎05-16-2010

Re: How wet is it?

In South Central Iowa the crops look terrible.  I drove through that area a couple weeks ago.  The tight soils that doesn't allow moisture to drain has the crops standing in water.  One farmer told me they have had 30" of rain since April.  Standing ponds in fields Iowa/Missouri line area.


Oh and I didn't mention they need to get the weeds sprayed in those fields too - good luck doing that.  Have to put a spray tank on a motor boat.


In Central Iowa I'll have to get a bigger rain gauge - it was overflowing the 6" top.  Need to check those crops more to empty the rain gauge sooner..


Rain makes GRAIN!