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By Jeff Gale
NDSU Extension Agent, Foster County 

Field and Garden: Another challenging start to the growing season


June 5, 2023

“How is seeding going?” I asked the farmer. “Not bad” was his reply. “We’re about done with the fields where conditions are good. But now, all the remaining fields are wet.”

Too much water has been the major challenge facing Foster County farmers as they worked to get their crops into the fields this spring.

After record-breaking snowfall this winter, the topsoil was drying out an...

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