University of Illinois Extension
March 7, 2013

Host Richard Hentschel talks with Russ Higgins Commercial Agriculture Educator about the 2012 drought and expectations in 2013. Russ discusses soil moisture in 2012 throughout the state and Northern Illinois. Upper profile soil moisture is being replaced with a greater concern about the amount of water in the lower or deeper soil profile. Future forecasts are indicating the worse will be west of the Mississippi and gardeners and farmers alike will be watching how much water we get this spring

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