Persistent drought conditions and high winds are creating dangerous harvest conditions for Missouri farmers. Glasgow, Missouri farmer Robert Schmidt says there were several combine fires across the state over the weekend, including one near his farm. “The farmer was able to get out some of the crops from the 800 acres that burned. The fire put itself out with the help of the fire department containing it to a wetland area.” Schmidt tells Brownfield due to the persistent drought conditions he’s taking extra-precautions harvesting his final 200 acres of seed soybeans.
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