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Upside Down Under: North Dakota, more diverse than you think

It seems that every time we see information about North Dakota agriculture, it’s about the 11 crops that the Ag Department maintains as No. 1 in the nation.

In one sense it paints a good picture for us, but in another it’s deceiving because anyone who farms or knows someone who farms, knows North Dakota is far more diverse than that.

What about those crops that are No. 3 or No. 6, or even No. 10 i...