Farmers now looking forward to a decent crop
July 9, 2002
Recent rain caused severe problems in some parts of Montana but should be keeping area farmers and ranchers smiling.
"Barring hail or horrendous levels of heat or wind, there should be pretty close to 30 bushel-plus spring wheat," Northern Agricultural Research Center agronomist Gregg Carlson said today.
North-central Montana received more much-needed rain in the last two days. Other parts of the state experienced severe weather along with the rain.
Heavy thunderstorms hit Montana in the last two days, dropping 1.79 inches of rain at the Havre-Hill County Airport between midnight Saturday a...