Conditions are favorable for field fires in some parts of the Corn Belt.
Eastern Nebraska farmer Mitch Oswald says sparking a blaze is a major concern this year.
“It wouldn’t take much with as quick as this stuff has been drying down to lose a corn field to a fire.”
He tells Brownfield there was a close call in his area recently.
“We had a neighbor of ours, they had a guy out working on a pivot and his pickup started a (fire).