Farmers get reprieve from summer drought

Added rain helps make up for late planting

After several years of moderate to severe droughts hitting the state, Mercer County is seeing brighter days lately -- and wetter ones. Mercer is one of some 20 counties in North Dakota currently classified as being without any level of drought, a marked improvement from recent summers. “We’re much better off,” Mercer County Extension Agent Craig Askim said of moisture […]

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