- The North Missourian - http://gallatinnorthmissourian.com -
Wet weather and hot temperatures stress area crops
Posted By Tammy Huffman On July 28, 2010 @ 2:17 pm In Headline News | No Comments
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
Article printed from The North Missourian: http://gallatinnorthmissourian.com
URL to article: http://gallatinnorthmissourian.com/2010/07/28/wet-weather-and-hot-temperatures-stress-area-crops/
Copyright © 2012 The North Missourian. All rights reserved.