Area Condition Update: The area north of Shiawassee received a significant rainfall Thursday night /Friday morning. Shiawassee received a total of 2.5″ of rain. Areas north near Midland/Sanford received in excess of 7″. The Tittabawassee River was at significant flood stage emptied into the Saginaw River east of Shiawassee. As these flood waters proceeded […]
Archive | June, 2017
Area Condition Update: Spring planting seems to be wrapping up here. All the areas with the exception of Area 1-2-3, looked to be either completely planted or the planting was just being completed. Tractors with planters were seen in several areas.
Area Condition Update: Spring crop planting seems to be a little behind past years. All areas have been worked up and seemed to be ready for planting. As I was leaving the area I passed a DNR truck following a tractor with a planter driven by a DNR employee. I would think Planting is happing […]
Area Condition Update: The spring began with a fairly significant flood. Several dike breaches were identified and the DNR crew made quick work of getting them repaired. However since then we have been experiencing frequent showers with cool days which has slowed spring planting progress on the area. As of Friday 5/26/17 the only field […]