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By Jeff Gale
NDSU Extension Agent, Foster Co. 

Field and Garden: Cold, wet weather delays the start of planting


May 16, 2022

What a difference a month can make!

After experiencing its driest ever March, Foster County had one of its wettest ever Aprils.

Two major storms hit our country in April, bringing rain, snow, cold and wind.

Between April 1 and April 30, the NDAWN station at the NDSU Carrington REC received 3.7 inches of precipitation, which is 2.5 inches greater than normal.

Daytimes highs averaged 40 degrees...

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