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Moisture pleases farmers; taking issue with Crab Creek flood plain definition


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The Odessa Record

March 15, 1918

Farmers expect bumper crop. Jubilant over reserve moisture now in ground. Over three feet of precipitation in stubble. No end in summer fallow: The three-quarter inch of moisture which fell in the shape of rain and snow Tuesday night brought the total rainfall since October first up to six inches and also another broad smile upon the faces of the Odessa country farmers who are now jubilant over the prospects for a bumper wheat crop along with the big price now assured for the year. Another unusual thing has happene...

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