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Anderson County, South Carolina, farmer still feeding, not grazing grass, dry soils
3/19/2017 11:25:52 PM

Plants & Wildlife
Anderson County, SC

Start Date: 3/5/2017 - End Date: 3/5/2017
There's nothing much new to report this week. We had almost an inch of rain this week but we've also had some very warm temperatures and windy days. While weeding yesterday, I noticed that the soil seems drier than it has in past weeks. There have been three days with frost at our location so plants that have started to grow are being slowed a bit. I've seen a couple robins around but not in the numbers I normally see late in the winter. Some area ponds are looking good at this point while others are struggling. I suppose that may be related to how they're being fed, i.e. spring-fed, etc. My brother-in-law continues to feed his livestock since, even with the improved rainfall, it takes the grass some time to rebound. CoCoRaHS Report from Station #Anderson 10.5 SE on 3/5/2017