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Photo of rain gage
A little under 3 inches of rain renewed Marshall Hinsley's crops in the last weeks of June. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Photo of freshly harvested okra pods
Rainfall in late June sparked an abundance of okra on a farm south of Dallas. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Photo of rain barrels full of water
As summer officially arrives, Marshall Hinsley's rainwater reserve of 15,000 gallons has been replenished by recent rains. Photo by Marshall Hinsley
Photo of tomatoes split by rainfall
Sudden ample moisture in the soil can split ripening tomatoes. Photo by Marshall Hinsley