Farmer could be looking at prevent plant again this year
May 21, 2020 By Julie Harker Filed Under: News
A southwest Missouri farmer says he could be looking at prevent plant acres again this year.
Kyle Kirby grows corn and soybeans and his fields have been
inundated with rain again this year, “Along one of my corn fields now, I’ve
been counting the population and you look across the road and it was idle last
year and it’s going to be idle again this year. And so, I don’t know… We just
HAVE to get some dry weather.”
Kirby says they need to get one full week without rain but
it’s been pouring down at least every two to three days. He has most of his corn planted but hasn’t
Last year, Kirby took about 10% of his acres in prevent plant.
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