Saline County

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Randy Anderson grows corn, soybeans and wheat on his farm near Galatia. He also operates a small cow/calf herd.

Only had a few days of regular crop bean cutting. The double crops are a couple weeks out still. Got a few light showers late week, so we moved back into corn. First-planted wheat is coming up but could use a good inch of rain. Temperatures ranged from the low 80s at the beginning of the wee…

Not much change other than crops are disappearing and the dust is deep. The later-planted crops are still hanging in there. Had frost earlier last week that put an end to the double crops. Got started sowing wheat and it’s going in good!

We finally got a nice rain to settle some of the dust at the beginning of the week. Rain amounts varied from .5 to .9 of a inch, but were very welcome. It helped get some beans ready to cut that had just been hanging on, and helped some the corn dry down. Yields are staying constant. We’re l…

Fields of beans and corn are disappearing, and every one says they are pleased. Not had a rain in a few weeks, and things are getting very dry and hard. Fire danger is really becoming a concern. As we move further into harvest, your health and others’ healthshould be on your mind. Whether yo…