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Wet weather and hot temperatures stress area crops

by Wayne Flanary, regional agronomist

The wet weather has caused many of our crops to be shallow rooted and with hot temperatures, crops are stressed. The rain has been abundant and water is seeping out of the hillsides and in river bottoms, crops are yellow because of saturated soils.

The wet weather has resulted in the shallow crop roots. Roots do not grow deep into soils saturated with water. Saturated

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