Fall rainfall is good for wheat and next year’s crops, but it does have its drawbacks. One challenge is rain’s impact on corn stalk quality. More in a moment. Rain in the fall usually is welcomed despite the delays it causes with crop harvest. Pastures and alfalfa benefit from extra growth and winterizing capabilities. Wheat and other small grains
get well established as do any new fields of alfalfa or pasture. And the reserve moisture stored in the soil will get good use during next year’s growing season.
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