mrj wrote:So glad to hear of more rains, but those darn floods and tornadoes sure are awful. Biggest single rain in less than 24 hours in the 58 years, as of May 26, has been just under 5 inches. My brother, about ten miles due east of us gets bigger ones pretty easily, especially as a summer thunder storm, and I think 7 inches has been the biggest one there. Haven't heard what he got yesterday.
FH, we had a few of those little showers the couple of weeks before yesterdays nice gentle one, so hope yours is on the way. And this one is no 'year maker or even a hay maker', but is salvaging the spring growth in our pastures. We did have quite a lot of old growth from the great year in 2014, so are relaxing just a bit and should make our brandings nicer with green grass for the branding areas, as well as leaving them in the same pastures for a while after branding so they have their bearings after that disturbance to their routine.
Sure hope the Sand Hills gets rain. Didn't you have a pretty late start on grass last year? We drove through some of the area last spring and thought it looked pretty sad far as pastures were concerned at the time.
jigs wrote:we woke up to the creeks and rivers all flooded...hell, we thought Nebraska lost a football game and the river of tears was the problem....
Big Muddy rancher wrote:Feels like it should be snowing this morning.Brrrrrrrrrrrr
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