Tuesday's/This week's rain is too little too late for Missouri's crops. Kristin Marinec has that story from Jefferson City.
Missouri farm authorities say more rain is needed to help undo the damage done by this year's drought.
State Statistician Hubert Hamer says corn and soybeans--the hardest hit by the drought--will not benefit much from this week's rain.
At the state's request the federal government is considering declaring a disaster due to drought in Missouri. Governor Carnahan's office says the rain is not expected to effect the decision.
Reporting from the state capitol, I'm Kristin Marinec.