Rain Causing Havoc for Southern Farmers

April 20, 2016 01:13 PM
 
Rain Causing Havoc for Southern Farmers

Rain is slowing down planting in southern U.S.

Flood waters and frequent rain is pushing farmers out of the field across the southern portion of the U.S. Aaron Martinka in Buckholts, Texas, said his area received eight and a half inches of rain in only seven hours, causing more flooding in the region. 

In Tipton County, Tenn., Jeff Stewart says he's only been able to plant four days out the past two weeks because of rain. 

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