New weather stations aim to aid producers
A new weather reading system could ultimately affect the amount of disaster relief area agricultural producers receive, Hill county officials have said.
Five new weather stations will be set up at strategic locations across Hill County by early June, County Commission Chairman Pat Conway said last week. The stations are part of a statewide effort to improve the quality and coverage of weather information gathering systems, he added.
Hill, Blaine, Liberty, Toole, Cascade, Chouteau and Fergus counties are part of the regional effort to install the equipment, Conway said.
The stations in Hill...