perry stoner http://kbia.org en Business Beat: Costly Wind Gusts for Farmers http://kbia.org/post/business-beat-costly-wind-gusts-farmers <p>This week: Farmers looking to have a record book corn harvest. Plus, find out how wind gusts can cost farmers a ton of money. Wed, 09 May 2012 19:17:52 +0000 Nick Adams 13854 at http://kbia.org Business Beat: Costly Wind Gusts for Farmers Wind gusts costly for farmers http://kbia.org/post/wind-gusts-costly-farmers <p>For many Midwesterners, wind is an occasional nuisance. For farmers, though, the wind&rsquo;s impact can be huge &mdash; drying out crops and eroding topsoil. Gusts big and small also complicate the application of chemicals, and that can be particularly costly.</p><p> Wed, 09 May 2012 18:16:32 +0000 13845 at http://kbia.org Wind gusts costly for farmers