While farmers in the central and eastern parts of North Dakota endured blizzard conditions this past week, some farmers in the western part of the state are planting. Hazen, North Dakota farmer John Weinand started planting barley Friday. Half of his field pea crop is planted. “Our soil conditions are actually really good. I’m probably pushing the envelope a little on soil temperatures,” he says.” I guess we’re dormant seeding. I’ve done that in the past and it’s worked out.” Weinand says there are other farmers in the area out in the field, too.
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