Winter arrived early in the Northern Plains, which has ranchers tending extra to livestock and farmers leaving unharvested crops in fields. Located south of Devils Lake, North Dakota, New Rockford farmer and rancher Jeff Schafer is battling less than ideal conditions in both his fields and cattle pens. In the Britton, South Dakota area, farmer and rancher Ryan Hastings has yet to harvest any soybeans or corn. Hastings, who operates C Bar J Bison Ranch, says area livestock producers were moving herds in preparation for the snow and wind. Harvest was just getting going again in the Bottineau, North Dakota area before the rain and snow arrived. Farmer Wally Brandjord was able to finish canola and started on the soybeans. Listen to the story below.