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3rd droughti in a row 02/27/2013 @ 7:55am ive been told experts are people who predict things 25 miles from their home..i will give you facts i live in webster county iowa flat and black ....last spring i removed a grove dug holes 24 ft in the ground no moisture after 2 ft to make a dirt ball this fall tiling no moistire below 8 inches...it takes 20 +inches to grow a full corn crop ....i wont have 163 bu crop as it stands now if rain dosent come timely wont get much of anycorn 85% crop insurance with hail over the top..plant early and pray... ive farmed 45 years dried out 5 times drowned out 3... think that makes me some kind of predictor

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mark guildenzoph predictions 02/26/2013 @ 10:44am Would you like to know why we don't believe it can happen because of facts not predictions. Fact droughts can occur at any time not every 50years like the last comparable to2012 in 1990 and two years prior88. Just like the weather center said Katrina would only happen every 100years then Sandy pounds the east coast whoops. The facts are where I live in Chicago Lake Michigan is still 20 inches low so as far as water levels being returned to normal not true all over the country. The fact of the matter is that if the grain market was adjusted by supply and demand like all other commodities we would be at 20dollar corn and 50dollar soybeans. Based off of predictions the market is turmoil what will happen is of no concern to the average farmer who cares about what is happening now FACT.

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