Tennessee farmers will pick nearly 44 million bushels of soybeans this year, that’s about a 9 % increase from 2011. Cotton production is up as well and tobacco farmers are getting the highest prices for their crop in eight years.
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Farmers in Middle Tennessee say another week or so without rain could spell doom for many of their crops. Some fear the dry, 100 degree weather is an indicator of an oncoming drought, worse than the one in 2007.
Cheatham County and state officials are breathing a sigh of relief after the county’s largest employer says it will keep its plant there open.
Rescue operations in the state have now been limited to Davidson and Cheatham counties. Both areas continue to deal with the high waters of the Cumberland River. Near Ashland City, search parties are taking to the water in boats making sure everyone’s accounted for.