Adams County

Brent Clair farms about 750 acres of corn, soybeans and wheat near Loraine. He is also a private meteorologist, assisting the Adams County Emergency Management Agency with coordinated response…

Textbook weather last week allowed a lot of farmers to finish planting, but others are still far behind. Best guess is corn is 75% done and beans around 50%. But a lot of the farmers I’ve talked to say that this is just the “first time,” as many state they will have to do some replanting som…

It can’t be May already … of course I can’t even tell what day of the week it is anymore. A good 3-inch rain last weekend and in the middle of the week has stopped planting progress in its tracks. The second rain made lakes of several fields around the area. My guess is that 50% of corn is i…