Cold temps damage area crops
Whacking weeds: The weather may have been unseasonably cool lately, but that hasn’t kept grass and weeds from growing. Otis Anderson spruces up an area on Oak Street. Photo by David Nichol.
Record low temperatures last weekend have many area farmers taking a wait-and-see approach to this year’s crops.
According to Mitch Crow with the St. Francis County Extension Service, the wheat crop may be severely damaged, but only time will...