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August 2019

  • Water Wars Continue

    When I talk to young kids about the importance of water, I ask, “how would your lives change if you woke up tomorrow and had no access to water?” Their expression is always a puzzled one. Looking back over this summer, I think to myself, “how could agriculture survive without supplemental irrigation or with water…

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  • Row Crop Update (8/12/19)

    Corn Corn harvest has started in the county, and there are a lot more fields that are physiologically mature (black layer) that is just waiting to dry down. The yield numbers I have heard have been very good so far. I am hearing a lot of irrigated fields doing better than 200 bushels. I am…

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