As farmers begin to harvest crops that have been devastated by the drought, many are looking for ways to avoid similar difficulties next year.
Heavy spring rains delayed planting for a majority of the region’s corn farmers. Now, after a hot, dry summer, harvest yields are low.
Farmers say they need a late frost to give their crops time to mature. They planted crops late this year because of the rainy spring and hot summer.
Indiana crops yields have been low because of heavy rains followed by a hot summer.