Lower prices are a concern
By Nancy Allen
Many local farmers will see yield losses due to dry weather and drought conditions.
Combine that with lower market prices for corn and soybeans, and farmers could be facing a tough year, local ag officials say.
"We could see at least a 35 percent yield loss overall for the corn crop, but if we get a good rain it may prove me wrong," said Michelle Stahl, Mercer County Farm Service Agency acting executive director. [More