By Kari Hould
PCN Staff 

Local Ag Producer Grateful for Timely Rain and the Crop It Produced


Despite the currently smoky air conditions due to fires from Canada, this spring's rain has helped produce a great hay harvest. Photo by Peggy Bergsagel.

Farmer-rancher Peggy Bergsagel is one of those who have witnessed and understand what a difference a year can make.

"We are so blessed," she said. "Blessed and grateful! This year we have had an abundance of rain. "

On the southern prairies of the county, this year is one she will long remember. "From May 15th to June 15th, we had five inches of rain."

And timely rain it was. It came in the nick of time to provide adequate moisture for both crop land and grazing pastures and meadows. The rainfall has been sporadic across the borders of the county, though, and not all areas received the much...

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