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Professors Randy Miles and Mike Collins (photo by Jessica Salmon)
You can't judge a drought by surface soil. You have to look at the subsoil where plant roots live and grow. Dry conditions in Missouri could mean trouble for next year's growing season, unless this winter and early spring comes with a lot of snow, sleet and rain.