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Crops and trees stressed, lawns turning brown in Johnson County, Missouri
6/11/2018 5:03:34 PM

Plants & Wildlife
Water Supply & Quality
Johnson County, MO

Start Date: 1/1/2018 - End Date: 6/11/2018
Corn is stressed as are younger/non-established trees. Fescue lawns are quickly browning up. Soil is cracked. Rainfall since January 2018 is 10.29", about half of what I normally receive by this date. From Johnson County, Missouri, on June 11, 2018 Via Survey123, the submitter of this report also noted the following impacts at this location: Mildly dry conditions Environmental Impacts Less water Vegetation change New plants, trees suffer Water-related Impacts Increased groundwater use Low rivers, ponds, springs Increased landscape watering