Tale of extremes for farmers


An ag meteorologist says this year’s growing season has been a tale of two extremes for many parts of the Midwest.

Jeff Andresen with Michigan State University says catastrophic damage has been reported after last week’s massive rain storms in the Upper Midwest reached record levels.  “Especially across portions of Northern Wisconsin into the western Upper Peninsula—some of the rainfall up here totals exceeding four, five, even six inches.”  At the same time, Andresen says Michigan’s Thumb is much drier than normal but has not hit drought conditions yet.

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