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Published September 13, 2012, 03:13 PM

Pierce County area dodged drought this growing season

It seemed to Pierce County Soil Conservationist Jon Krauss like a lot of aspects of the season were abnormal this year.

Area dodged drought this growing season

By Bill Kirk

”It was the best of times, it was the worst of times…”

This famous line from literature could apply to the growing season area farmers just experienced. Some not far from Pierce County got a dose of excessive drought, while others closer to home only had to deal with extreme heat.

It seemed to Pierce County Soil Conservationist Jon Krauss like a lot of aspects of the season were abnormal this year.

Read more in the print version of the Herald Sept. 19.

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