(Posted Tue. Jan 29th, 2013)

Keywords: Drought. Weather

Jan. 29: While the drought no longer dominates headlines, it remains a serious concern for farmers across the U.S. Plains and western Midwest. Dry weather conditions persist and, with only light showers and snowfall on the immediate horizon for many, farmers may encounter fields suffering from depleted subsoil moisture when planting begins across the central United States in about 10 weeks. “Once temperatures drop, public attention shifts away from the …