First wet, then cold and now too dry
By Nancy Allen
Late planting due to a wet spring, unseasonably cool weather and a lack of rainfall are combining to put a triple whammy on local crops.
Rain has been in short supply lately and the crops are showing it, local ag officials say. Also, July broke a 25-year-old record for low temperatures, which continued until last weekend when the temperature soared to almost 90. [More