July rains so far giving boost to farmers’ outlook

Outlet: The Tribune

July 16, 2013

Weld County farmers requested rain after June proved to be a nearly bone-dry month. Ask and ye shall receive — or at least that’s been the case so far in July. Midway through the month, rainfall in the Greeley area has amounted to 0.86 inches — nearly 30 percent above normal, according to climate data collected at the University of Northern Colorado.