Up to twelve inches of rain in the St. Louis area Monday night has farmers in the region concerned about crop conditions.
“We went from drought to flood overnight.”
Daryl Cates grows corn and soybeans in Columbia, Illinois, 15 miles south of St. Louis. He tells Brownfield while they needed some rain, the 6 inches he got on some of his fields was too much.
“I think we might be able to get it soaked up fast enough, I’m not sure.