Powder River Examiner -

June weather was a tad moist


A whitetail buck's budding antlers betray his presence in a head high hay field, in the picture above.

The month of June was a good one in Southeastern Montana. Plentiful rainfall made for high growth potential in crops and grasses, as fields of clover turned portions of the countryside into an expanse of yellow bloom.

One potential downside occurred for ranchers looking to put up their crops: the cold temperatures of winter and spring led to a delay in many crops coming up, which in turn led to a late start to haying. When combined with thunderstorms coming through and dumping copious amounts of localized moisture on a fairly regular basis, high humidity, and days where the sun doesn't come...

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