The lack of rain became serious about a week ago. All of the corn I drive by has started to die with the ears just forming.
My small crop of sweet corn is going strong, but it's been difficult to keep it all watered. I've lost a good number of my water-based vegetables (squash, tomatoes, melons) even with watering every other day.
We planted nearly an acre with hopes of being able to sell produce at the local market and we put a ton of water each week by pumping water out of our ponds and trucking it to the planting site...still not enough. It's only rained about 1-2 inches in the 10 weeks since we planted it all. Horrid conditions...
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