Weather No Deterrent to Northern Wyoming Crops

(AP) - Despite snow, hail and cold temperatures during the spring, crops in the Big Horn Basin seem to be progressing well so far this growing season. Mike Moore of the University of Wyoming Seed Certification Service says he's heard of no reported crop damage from weather across the Big Horn Basin.

Some fields have been too wet to plant, but Moore says it's not unusual for planting to continue this late into June. He says some corn crops look yellow, but need only sunny days to recover. And most barley is thriving in the cooler temperatures.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture lists most crops in the basin in good condition with some rangeland in excellent condition because of good moisture.

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