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Flooding, Rain Problematic for Ohio Corn Growers

Extensive flooding and heavy rains have affected corn fields across Ohio and left growers contending with the possibility of lost or damaged crops. Flooding and ponding could kill some corn crops, an Ohio State University Extension agronomist said in a …

Millions in Aid for Drought-Stricken California Promises Obama

U.S. President Barack Obama is offering millions of dollars in aid and other assistance to California farmers, ranchers and communities beset by one of the worst droughts in the state’s history. The federal help will be detailed today by Obama …

Schools In Windsor Report Hail, Storm Damage

The heavy rain and hail that hit Weld County over the weekend damaged not only crops but also schools. The Greeley Tribune reported Windsor Middle School’s ceilings collapsed from the water, and Tozer Primary School had water damage to about …

Midwest Light Rain Not Enough to Stave Off Crop Losses

Light showers overnight in the southwestern U.S. Midwest were too little too late to prevent further losses to corn and soybean yields, and next week will bring the return of high heat and drought, an agricultural meteorologist forecast Thursday. Rain …