Rainfall helps ease some drought woes as harvests ramp up

September 21, 2012 at 12:47 am in The Daily Republic

ST. LOUIS With hopes of a once-stellar corn crop dimmed by a summer of drought, Gerald Jenkins doesn’t expect the unfolding harvest to burden his co-op’s grain elevators, which are capable of storing 9 million bushels of the grain it buys from growers. Finding timely barges to ship it off may be another story. Continue Reading