Standing water has been a frequent sight for Texas farmers early this season. This field near College Station, Texas, is off to a pretty good start. A three-inch rain left water in the rows.
Blown-over wheat will be difficult to harvest in this Northeast Texas field.
Clear skies helped soils dry out enough to move combines into wheat fields.
Clouds rolling in could bring more rain to an already soggy corn field.
Healthy corn has benefited from ample rainfall.
Just cut, this wheat field produced less than Northeast Texas farmers have averaged over the past few years. Wet, cool conditions set the crop back.
Leaning in the wind, grain sorghum shows stress from storms in Central Texas.
Light test weight
Light test weight has been an issue with some wheat this year.
Maturing ears of corn show promise of a decent yield in Central Texas.
More rain seems to be on the way as these cotton plants develop near College Station, Texas.
Puddles develop in low spots as saturated soils can take no more water in Central Texas.
Rain is coming.
Rain is coming to the Texas Hill Country, along with strong winds that threaten young corn plants.
Shallow root systems have been common across much of the Southwest.
Standing water poses problems for Southwest cropland.
Tassels in Central Texas corn.
Two good ears on Central Texas corn.
Uniformity has not been a constant in many crops across the Southwest this season.
Waiting for dry weather to complete wheat harvest in Northeast Texas.
Washed out rows show the downside of heavy rains.
Water in cotton rows near college Station,Texas.
Wheat yields in Northeast Texas are down this year because of late rain. The area produced excellent wheat the last three years. Production was still decent but not as good as last year, most growers say.