Storms damage crops and buildings across the state
Mercer County farmer Seth Kohnen woke up yesterday with best corn he’s ever raised, but by the time he went to bed the storms had either flatten or broke off most of it and took down his machinery building.
He is just one of several farmers out today accessing damage.
See what determines if the corn crop will survive and the additional issues that come with green snap.
Below are photos we’ve compiled of damage across Ohio.
Rotation brought down a grain leg outside of Jackson Center.
Aerial view of the same farm who also lost 2 bins.
Workers were putting up a new machinery building at the same farm on the Logan/Shelby County line when the rotation hit the farm. Nobody was hurt, but the frame was completely destroyed.
A semi on the end of the machinery building on the same farm is the only thing holding it up.
A building outside of St. Henry destroyed by wind.
A tree completely blew over near Bucyrus.
Corn blown down in Champaign County.
Corn down on St. Rt. 274 in Logan County.
A seed sign was just put up next to this field at the Crawford-Seneca County line, but is now blown over and flooded along with the corn.
Corn blow over in Champain County.
Corn blown over in Fairfield County.
Another photo of a corn field blown over in Fairfield County.
A corn field flatten just after the storm outside of St. Henry.
Corn on it’s side outside of Johnstown.
Soybean field flooded by heavy rains in Johnstown.
Several buildings lost roofs including this one in McComb.
Wind damage to corn field one mile north of St. Rt. 119 west of Anna.
Wheat harvest on North Old State road in Delaware County abrubtly halted by the storm.
Wind knocked down this wheat field in Fairfield County.
8 foot corn became 4 foot corn after the storm near McComb.
Belle Valley in Noble County
Corn flattened in southern Bronson Twp, Huron Co.
More corn damage in southern Bronson Twp, Huron Co.
Several corn field about five miles north of Celina were broken off.
A machinery building north of Celina is held up only by the semi underneath.
Corn fields in Croton pretty much flattened.
Wheat quality can really suffer in wet conditions.