By Paul Schmitt
Area farmers are finding the occasional rains this summer far better than what was experienced last year. The overabundance of rain last year by this time caused some crops to be damaged. A record 14 inches of rain fell in some parts of Door County last year but this year is a different story. Dan Barnard of Healthy Ridge Farm in Sevastopol says his crops are doing better with less moisture this year.
This June, most parts of Door County received just over three inches of rain with the average rainfall being 3.2 inches, according to Enviroweather.com.