Crop progress: 2012 not as bad as some originally predicted

Outlet: The Tribune

August 27, 2012

No one was expecting 2012 to be a banner year for Weld County farmers, and, as harvest rolls around for many crops, no producer is claiming it will be. But despite the challenges — such as the Greeley area experiencing its driest and hottest year on record and snowpack in the mountains amounting to only a fraction of historic average — there’s still green growing in rural Weld County, plenty of it in certain areas.