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Disturbing pictures of an injured kindergartner from Pascagoula have made a mother's call for action go viral online. Friends and family of a Pascagoula kindergarten student have created a Facebook page and GoFundMe.com account claiming the girl was attacked on the playground this week by another student.More >>
wheat farmers have been hit especially hard by the rainy weather lately. They
stand to lose thousands of dollars if things don't dry up.
farmer in Pemberville says at this time last year, all 30 acres of his wheat
fields were harvested.
now, they're still pretty soft to touch, you can cut right through them," said
Roger Burchin, owner of Burchin Farms.
Burchin says you shouldn't be able to do that at this time of year. The kernels
should be hard as rock. This lowers the quality, which could cut down on his
though this year's harvest has been delayed, Burchin says consumers shouldn't
notice any spikes in wheat prices at the stores. He says the delay is an
aggravation to farmers.
always say farming is a lot like going to Las Vegas," he said. "You pay your
money and take your chances."
says all he needs is two days of sunshine to harvest his fields. By mid-July,
if his crops aren't cut, he's looking at looking at losing thousands, but it's
too early to tell how badly his crop has been damaged.