Excess rain leads pumpkins to rot when they can't absorb all the water. Too little rain means pumpkins shoot roots deep into the ground to find moisture.
In central Nebraska, the Platte River was at or near flood stage for close to two months, submerging crop fields near the river and damaging bridges and fences.
Persimmons are falling! Louise Briggs adopted out her persimmon tree this year. We make persimmon jam and panna cotta. And, the effects of wet summer weather.
Bloomberg News released a study showing crop insurance claims have jumped 48 percent, but analysts remind the season isn't over yet.
Last month was the wettest June since 1895, causing many fields to flood.
We look at the business relationships behind a local burger. No meat on our eggplant and cabbage tacos. And, is wet weather new normal for Midwestern summers?
This season's storms aren't a fluke. They're one consequence of a century long pattern in which the Midwest has gotten as much as two degrees warmer.
Purdue agronomy professor Robert Nielsen says historical data doesn’t show a strong correlation between planting dates and crop yields.
Farmers are hoping for a break in the rain so they can get this year’s crops in the ground and try to lock in good yields at harvest.
During last year's drought, farmers begged for rain. This spring, they wish it would stop.
With high seed and fertilizer prices, agriculture experts say there is little room for error when it comes to planting crops.
At this time last year, farmers in Indiana were already preparing and planting for the season because of record-breaking temperatures.
With the help of his elaborate rain barrel system, Steven Janowiecki can water his garden in five minutes flat.