FARMERS DEALING WITH WETTEST WINTER IN 35 YEARS

The past two months of persistent precipitation have more than made certain that Missouri farmers will start off the planting season with much better moisture conditions than last year.  Missouri state climatologist Pat Guinan says not only has it been the wettest winter in 35 years, it’s also been colder than normal.

Guinan says heavier snowpack in the Upper Midwest could create flooding issues along the state’s major waterways as warmer temperatures arrive.

Missouri state climatologist Pat Guinan says he believes it is unlikely that Missouri will experience a repeat of last spring, where a chilly April was quickly followed by the warmest May on record.  Guinan was our guest Tuesday afternoon on Ag Insight: