We got back from Colorado on Sunday. The crops along the way
had grown quite a bit, but all the problem spots were still there. Nebraska
could use some rain. Pivots were running full force across the state. We stopped
for gas in central Nebraska, and the station attendant said it had been a month
since they had a soaking rain.
Back home, we continue to stay wet. We received 1 inch of
rain for the week in three different showers. We need some sunshine. It has been
partly cloudy for quite some time. Corn has grown and looks good where it is not
yellow and drowned out. Soybeans are starting to look better, but still need
sunshine and some drier weather. We still have muck beans that need to be
We have not cut our seed wheat yet. Maybe at the end of this
coming week we can get it done and also bale the straw. Double-crop beans might
not get planted this year around here. Seed corn is getting close to
detasseling, maybe in 10 days or so.