TITLE

West Texas farmers appreciate million dollars worth of rain

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Ron
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;2/18/2010, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article the author discusses the importance of rain to farmers. He understands that the rain signals to farmers a good start to the growing season. He believes that the farmers he met, including Barry Evans and Ronnie Hopper, realized that every inch of a falling rain until the planting season means less water they will have to pump into the fields in July and August, which lessens the amount of electricity or diesel they will pay to keep irrigation pumps running.
ACCESSION #
48408026

 

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