It’s hard to complain about the stunningly sunny, warm summer we’ve had this year. But… there is something amiss. And my friend and I noticed it this afternoon (Saturday) while we were biking around the township. A thick haze had descended on the area, the result, I’m thinking, of several weeks of stunningly sunny, warm weather. The air hasn’t moved much.
We need rain. Now. Please and thank you.
The corn is tasseling and you can see the tops of the cobs on the stalks, but the corn needs water. This week. If we don’t get it, those cobs won’t fill out, there will be little to no crop and we will be very thankful for crop insurance.
When you drive around, you’ll see the corn leaves are all spiky. This is corn folding in on itself to protect itself from the heat and sun. It’s preserving moisture as best…
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