AVON, Ohio - Adam Fitch toils in the hot sun, rotating the watering system to help keep his corn growing.
All over the country people are struggling as their crops are wilting. With a little machinery and the ponds still holding water, he is able to keep his parched crops hydrated.
He pulls the hose out with his tractor. Turns on the pumps and as the fields are watered, the hose retracts. He then starts the process over.
The sprinkler shoots out about 300 feet and depending how much water they want to put on their crops, they determine how fast the hose reel is retracted.
"Optimally, you would like about a half inch of rain a week for the fields," said Fitch.
Like his grandfather and father always said "The dry year will scare you and the wet year will kill you," meaning you can always add more water, but you can't remove it.
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