North Dakota farmers plant most winter wheat in quarter century

January 12, 2012 at 2:23 pm in Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota farmers planted 700,000 acres of winter wheat in September, a 75 percent increase from a year earlier and the most ever, except for a brief spike in 1984 and 1985 when acres ballooned to 750,000.
Still, the acres reported Thursday were a little less than crop watchers expected because of the late spring last year. Continue Reading