I should have pictures comparing our irrigated corn to our dry land corn, but I don’t have such things. I’m afraid to go see our dry land corn, although Brad said it doesn’t look too bad yet. I have a picture from the side of the road where I was stopped because of road resurfacing.
Compared to last year at this time, we’ve had 15 fewer inches of rain. The US Drought Monitor last week said we were in a severe drought, and we haven’t had rain since then. Our lawn has many crunchy spots. Most anything that isn’t irrigated looks dry. What else do you expect with weeks of 100 degree weather and no rain?
The above picture was taken yesterday in the same area I took these pictures last August. It makes me wonder if the cattle look at their pastures and feel crabby.
Check out the forecast. Needless to say, we’re still praying for rain.
Our need for rain keeps reminding me of my need to depend on God in every area of life and that He is in control of it all. I easily forget both things; but since the main topic of conversation around here is the hot, dry weather, I’m getting frequent reminders.