BizTimes Morning Headlines: Drought is taking toll on Wisconsin farmers

Last updated on July 3rd, 2019 at 07:25 pm

Farmers in central Wisconsin are keeping an eye on the sky hoping that passing clouds will bring much needed rain, but Mother Nature refuses to cooperate.

Corn is withering, soybean leaves are wilting and hay growth has halted in the hot, dry weather that has lingered over the state for the past several weeks – so dry that Gov. Scott Walker declared a state of emergency in 42 of Wisconsin’s 72 counties because of drought or abnormally dry conditions. For more, read today’s BizTimes Morning Headlines

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