Last year, by May 1st, my Farmer had corn and soybean fields planted. This year is a completely different story.
It's rained, and rained, and rained some more. Enough rain to more than make me forget about the drought we had last year and wonder if the water would ever stop.
Just like Noah and his Ark, the rains came down and the floods went up. Way up.
In this picture, the water should stop at the treeline. Instead, it was nearly to the road.
This picture is taken from a bridge on my favorite running trail. Under all of that water is a field.
This is a local creek. But the sound of the water was deafening. The water was moving so fast it was roaring. And this little creek was way over its banks, flooding the neighboring fields.
I don't know when we will start planting our corn and soybean fields. In order to get our seed in the ground, we need some warm and sunny weather to dry out these wet fields! We're are never given more than we can handle. Although there are days we wonder exactly how much more we need thrown our way!