July 23, 2020
Is this really the middle of July in Jewell County? My calendar says it is but it certainly does not look that way along the country side. It is the end of wheat harvest and even though the daytime temperatures have reached well up into the 90s, the landscapes and crops look lush and green.
The usual mid July country side would look mostly dry with the pasture grasses short and grazed. The pasture ponds would show some shrinkage and with the hot summer weather, and some of the fall crops would have their leaves folding by mid day.
Thankfully, rains have been coming fairly regular and hav...