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...the Flood Warning Continues For The Following Rivers In Nebraska...south Dakota...iowa...minnesota... Missouri River Near Greenwood Missouri River Near Verdel Missouri River At Niobrara Missouri River At Springfield ...Read More.
Effective: September 22, 2019 at 8:41amExpires: September 23, 2019 at 12:39pmTarget Area: Davison; Hanson

Standing water persists while some Missouri planting gets done

Standing water persists while some Missouri planting gets done

High water in Missouri is slow to recede and continues to cause damage, although some parts of the state are dry enough to allow planting. Missouri Director of Agriculture Chris Chinn says overflowing creeks and rivers have caused planting delays and prevented planting, but the water has also reached grain storage bins that have never flooded until this year. “So not only are they looking at not being able to plant a crop for 2019, but they also lost the crop they raised in 2018,” Chinn told Brownfield Ag News Wednesday, “so it’s going to have a really devastating impact.” Chinn says producers unable to plant, or with a drowned crop, still face a lot of work and expense resulting from flooding.

Continue reading Standing water persists while some Missouri planting gets done at Brownfield Ag News.