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Dec. 11, 2012MO |  By: Swetnam

Ag Drought

The drought of 2012 has been a challenge for agriculture in our area.

University of Missouri Extension Agronomist Wayne Flannary says many farmers didn't receive a timely rain. That lack of rain has drastically reduced crop yields. Flannary says affected growers are taking multiple steps to respond.

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Flannary believes the 2012 drought will have long-lasting effects.