Wednesday, September 1, 2010


We're right in the middle of Farm Progress Show in Iowa where heavy rains are definitely making things a little ... damp.

Check out this link from WIRL's Meghan Grebner showing Precision Planting's precision pit that is supposed to be 6' deep.  Yikes.

Farm Progress Show said that their only goal was trying to drain the water and keep people moving safely into the tent city.  They delayed the opening of the show today by two hours to prepare.  You can check out their press release here.
More importantly though, what does all that rain mean for the corn farmers in Iowa who are probably contemplating harvest?  Harvest is just beginning in IL and I know we all feel for those Iowan's after being rained out of our own harvest last year.

Whoever said too much of a good thing is a better thing?

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