Posts Tagged ‘wetness’

Spring rains helpful, but crops need summer moisture

by MBJ Staff Published: April 22,2013

Tags: agriculture, commodity, farm, farmer, farming, moisture, rain, row crop, Weather, wetness

ACROSS MISSISSIPPI — Springtime’s soggy fields are no guarantee that summer’s row crops will have the moisture they need to thrive until harvest in the fall. Jason Krutz, irrigation specialist with the Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, said winter and spring rain helps recharge the soil profile, but moisture must be replenished during the […] [...]

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