Weather Stalls 2013 Planting: Farm Photos

April 22, 2013 12:00 AM

Moisture is keeping farmers in many parts of the U.S. out of the fields this spring, as demonstrated by images shared on Twitter. Here's a selection we found and compiled using Storify: 

Weather Stalls 2013 Planting

Moisture is keeping farmers out of the fields this spring, as demonstrated by these photos shared on social media sites such as Twitter.

Storified by Nate Birt· Thu, Apr 18 2013 08:32:34

Too cold and snowy for #plant13 #bullmarket Luther
I should be able to start #plant13 in a couple hours! #patterntile #imkidding. Denton
Since #plant13 isn't going to happen any time soon... New row clears! Ritter
Unbelievable. #plant13 #H20 Denton
Ya, its like that! Drought....what drought! #plant13 cancelled #WCIL Curtis
After last year I'm not yet going to complain about this scene. #plant13 Reinhart
From #drought12 to #flooding13 My prediction :#plant13 = limited time to get crop in... Pryor Farms
Well I think that was a #DroughtBuster but could probably just set us up for the next one. #plant13 Wells
Great day to plant corn in NE...on this day in 2012. Waiting for #plant13. Propheter
Things to do when you can't #plant13 J. Curtin
another snowy day in NE Neb, #plant13 will have wait Gould
A view from the mobile office. No #plant13 this week. Hayes
And still raining. #timetostop #plant13
Will #plant13 ever happen? Crazy weather! RT ?@JayReiners #plant13stalled again!'s Grow
May 10 is coming at us like a freight train but #plant13 keeps evading us #agchat #whenwillitsop Graff
There's a sea of white that needs to turn into liquid, move away and then dry before #plant13 starts. Need heat! Watson
Cleaning oats today. Getting ready for #plant13 Himmelsbach
Looks like #plant13 is going to be delayed Schaus
Putting the units back in the boxes, getting ready for #plant13 Staley
We have a sprout. #plant13 #corn @ohiofarmgrl Consultants
Soil temp 5c - a little snow left but disappearing fast - #plant13 is going to sneak up around Tilley Burton
#Plant13 is going to be a few weeks laters this year! Planning for office warming party this Saturday instead Aberhart
The JD 1790 is rolling, finally! #plant13^mySleeve
#melt13 is underway! We may get to #plant13 after all. Spasoff
The tires get skinner the longer we wait to #plant13. These shud b easy to get stuck... Johnson
Normally only has two feet of water in the stream. Drought then floods what's next? #plant13 Charbon


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