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Corn plants firing, livestock water shortage a concern in Linn County, Missouri
7/11/2018 5:38:24 PM



CATEGORIES:
Agriculture
Water Supply & Quality
AFFECTED AREAS:
Linn County, MO

Start Date: 7/9/2018 - End Date: 7/11/2018
Corn plants are "firing" meaning turning brown from the bottom up. Large cracks are appearing in the ground and livestock water shortage is becoming a concern. From Linn County, Missouri, on July 9, 2018. Via the Missouri Extension DIR, the submitter of this report also noted the following impacts at this location: Degree of dryness: Moderately Dry. Sectors impacted: Agriculture, Water.
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