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Soy yields set for US record as rains fatten pods

September 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Jeff Wilson

CHICAGO — After soybean fields from North Dakota to Ohio got more than twice the normal rainfall in August, Iowa farmer Jason Marienau expects the wet weather that plumped up his beans to boost yields to a record.

The showers h…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Soy yields set for US record as rains fatten pods

September 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Jeff Wilson

CHICAGO — After soybean fields from North Dakota to Ohio got more than twice the normal rainfall in August, Iowa farmer Jason Marienau expects the wet weather that plumped up his beans to boost yields to a record.

The showers h…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Dickinson’s August rainfall shatters 60-year record

August 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

Dickinson has set a new record for rainfall in the month of August.

The National Weather Service reported Monday that the Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport has received 6.25 inches of rain this month, breaking the city’s previous rec…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

More ‘out of character’ rain in the forecast: Dickinson area could see up to 5 inches over next 5 days

August 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

The rain just won’t go away.

The National Weather Service predicted Wednesday that the Dickinson area could receive another 2½ inches of rain over the next two days and up to 5 inches over the next five days.

The precipitation is coming less t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

More ‘out of character’ rain in the forecast: Dickinson area could see up to 5 inches over next 5 days

August 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

The rain just won’t go away.

The National Weather Service predicted Wednesday that the Dickinson area could receive another 2½ inches of rain over the next two days and up to 5 inches over the next five days.

The precipitation is coming less t…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Sails must go on

July 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — A watery weather event dumped a definite downer on some weekend activities of the Worthington Windsurfing Regatta and Unvarnished Music Festival, but positive attitudes and plenty of “Plan B’s” kept many scheduled events on cour…continue reading on dglobe.com

Mid-June storms hurt region’s farmers

June 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

Heavy rains across parts of the Upper Midwest June 14 to 16 ended the planting season for many farmers and threaten the fields of some others.

Two of the biggest trouble spots are in the Dickinson, N.D., area, where many fields won’t get planted…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Record rains bring flooding to Sioux Falls area

June 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Record rains are causing some flooding problems in the Sioux Falls area.

The Argus Leader reports that Sioux Falls already has received almost 10 inches of rain in June, or two inches above normal for the entire month.

Th…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Cool, wet spring may ease western Plains drought

April 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Nora Hertel

PIERRE (AP) — A spring forecast of above-average rainfall in parts of the Plains region is raising hopes for a break in drought conditions plaguing much of the area.

“It looks pretty good for conditions to improve into the ea…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Cool, wet spring may ease western Plains drought

April 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Nora Hertel

PIERRE (AP) — A spring forecast of above-average rainfall in parts of the Plains region is raising hopes for a break in drought conditions plaguing much of the area.

“It looks pretty good for conditions to improve into the ea…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com