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Field and Garden: April's rain brings out earthworms

A series of weather systems brought precipitation to Foster County at the end of April, boosting our monthly total to well above normal.

Farmers had a small window of time to plant small grains before the rain started on April 26. Over the next four days many parts of the county received 1.2 to 1.3 inches of precipitation. The rain put a halt to all fieldwork.

Total rainfall amounts in April were...