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Field maize growing near Route Z is beginning to show signs of stress due to lack of rain.  Governor Mike Parson declared a drought alert in 53 Missouri counties.  His administration plans to provide resources to farmers during drought.

Heat wave causes drought conditions in 53 Missouri counties

Farmers and ranchers, like the rest of us, are feeling the heat. Most of Missouri is at increased risk of severe drought due to dry conditions. On Thursday, Governor Mike Parson signed an executive order He put all or part of his counties, including Boone County, on “extreme or severe drought” alert, allowing the state …

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