Wednesday, August 12th, 2009
Photo by Nancy Allen
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This soybean plant west of Monroe Road has a flower and small pods on it. Both corn and soybean development has been delayed this year due to late planting, cooler than normal temperatures and lack of moisture.
Online story associated with this photograph
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. . . .
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