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#345246 - 08/16/07 12:16 AM It's Going to RAIN!
Wes Parrish
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It's going to RAIN this weekend, and a lot more the next!

I'm planting a few acres this weekend!

It's early, but if this early planting doesn't do well, still plenty of time to add to it later. If it does well, it will be great because will have great forage mass in early fall. Mainly planting rape and Biologic Maximum this weekend --- stuff I don't think the deer will destroy too quickly before it provides a great food supply --- a much greater food supply than winter wheat and oats and/or clovers, which will also plant later.

On some 1/2-acre and larger plots, thinking about doing half of each plot in brassicas this weekend, and saving the other halves for a mix of mainly oats, wheat & clovers next month.

Man, I'm excited about this rain ---- can't even sleep tonight!

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#345248 - 08/16/07 12:22 AM Re: It's Going to RAIN! [Re: Wes Parrish]
Tiny
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I hope we all get a good steady Root Soaker.
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#345400 - 08/16/07 07:51 AM Re: It's Going to RAIN! [Re: Tiny]
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Very little rain in the forecast here!
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#345426 - 08/16/07 08:02 AM Re: It's Going to RAIN! [Re: Winchester]
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It's looking a little better this weekend due to Tropical Storm Erin, but I'm still not holding my breath.
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#345719 - 08/16/07 09:58 AM Re: It's Going to RAIN! [Re: BSK]
Wes Parrish
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I should clarify:
I'm expecting rain in Stewart County sometime between late Saturday afternoon and Monday morning ---- a good "planting" rain.

And think there will be a better rain over a few days about a week later. This should give a good start on some early fall plots.

But down there in Humphreys County, probably won't rain a drop. ;\)

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#345789 - 08/16/07 10:45 AM Re: It's Going to RAIN! [Re: Wes Parrish]
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But down there in Humphreys County, probably won't rain a drop.

That would be par for the course.
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#346435 - 08/16/07 04:45 PM Re: It's Going to RAIN! [Re: BSK]
deerchaser007
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I think i need to watch the weather,.. last i heard it was not coming this way!!
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#346669 - 08/16/07 06:32 PM Re: It's Going to RAIN! [Re: deerchaser007]
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I still question how much of it will come our way. I'm not hold my breath.
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#346704 - 08/16/07 06:48 PM Re: It's Going to RAIN! [Re: BSK]
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 Originally Posted By: BSK
It's looking a little better this weekend due to Tropical Storm Erin, but I'm still not holding my breath.


Same here it's been so hot the last two days me and the other farmhand felt like we where in a dryer machine.
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#347021 - 08/16/07 08:47 PM Re: It's Going to RAIN! [Re: 156p&y]
Wes Parrish
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I can smell the rain now.
It's already raining in Kentucky, and almost in TN near the KY-TN line.

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