North Dakota and northwest Minnesota are benefiting from climate change. Agrible principle atmospheric scientist Eric Snodgrass says warmer overnight temperatures extends the frost-free season in this region. “That changes our strategy with the crops we grow, the timing for planting and we can grow higher maturity soybeans.” Snodgrass spoke in Mayville, North Dakota at an event hosted by Hub International. Since the 1960s, Fargo has added an average of 35 days to the frost-free season. “This is not a blip, it will continue to improve in North Dakota.” Snodgrass wrapped up his time at the University of Illinois-Champaign-Urbana this past week. Snodgrass is a founder for Agrible, which was recently acquired by Nutrien. With that change, Snodgrass is now working full time with Agrible.
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