Peanut Farmers in Gaines County Worried About Their Crops

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

GAINES COUNTY - Peanut farmers left high and dry after a bought of thunderstorms skipped right over Gaines County.

The Gaines County Extension Agent tells NewsWest 9, they haven't had substantial rains since March.

That means the peanut crops will have a smaller yield this year.

The extension office says the dry land farmers won't have any crops this year.

At this point, they're hoping for more rainfall by July, when the plants begin to blossom.