Prevented planting estimates released by USDA

June 27, 2013 at 7:00 pm in The Dickinson Press

FARGO North Dakota and Minnesota are among states assessing how much prevented planting acres and damaged crops there are in the region, as a result of excess moisture.
Aaron Krauter, North Dakota state director of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency in Fargo, said preliminary reports indicate about 2 million acres might not have been planted in North Dakota.
“That’s a guesstimate totally a guesstimate,” said Krauter, who is from Regent. Continue Reading