Bad weather forces farmers to get a late start with crops
By Molly Haines
Wednesday, June 8, 2011 at 9:19 am
Once it started, it seemed as though it would never end.
Torrential downpours, thunderstorms, flooding and tornadoes ripped across Kentucky for two months, leaving farmers way behind.
As farmers across Owen County saw several days of sunshine and warm weather last week, Owen County Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources Kim Strohmeier said many farmers are just now getting their tobacco in the ground.
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