Excessive moisture is impacting harvest progress south of Brookings, South Dakota. South Dakota State University Extension State Climatologist Laura Edwards says farmers really want a hard freeze to bring out harvest equipment. It’s getting closer. “With the very cold weather we’ve had in the last week or two, we’re starting to see frost depth of about four inches across much of the state,” says Edwards. “Some of the colder areas in the northwest have a frost depth between five to eight inches. I’ve heard reports of some farmers being able to get work done.”
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