Let it snow – U.S. farms need recharged soil moisture after drought

Reuters: Drought-struck areas of the U.S. Plains winter wheat belt need a deluge of rain and snow this winter to fully recharge parched farmland, an unlikely scenario that means wheat, corn and soybean crops could face a rough new season. While the worst drought in roughly half a century is slowly loosening its grip on the United States, meteorologists and agronomists warn that the threat has not passed. Wheat farmers now sowing their last winter seeds, and corn and soybean growers making planting plans......

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