• Mindy Ward

    Farmers Get Season Underway, But Rain Halts Progress

    Show-Me Life

     by Mindy Ward
     on April 16, 2013

    Drier conditions across the state allowed for farmers in my area to not only work up the ground, but also fill the seed boxes. I live roughly 5 miles from the Missouri River in the southwestern edge of Warren County. So, it took just a quick drive down the road before I was met with dust flying. Farmers in this area were in the fields by April 5. Most were completing some much needed spring tillage. Still, with the sandier soils closer to the river, I spotted a few pulling a…

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