With a little cooperation from Mother Nature, Hopkins County farmers could harvest corn and soybean crops that exceed early projections when soggy conditions disrupted spring planting. A lot depends on temperatures and rainfall this month, said George Kelley, Hopkins County agricultural extension agent. “The next three to four weeks are critical,” he said.
Farmers Rebound After Wet Spring
By LaMar Bryan, Madisonville Messenger • Aug 10, 2011