The agriculture industry is exploring ways to help farmers navigate the tough harvest and plan ahead. University of Minnesota Extension Dean Bev Durgan says there’s work being done regarding tile drainage to help farmers to prepare to move water out of fields. “If it’s wet in northwest Minnesota now, next spring will be a challenge. We’ll be at meetings this winter talking about how to deal with the water. Sometimes this water is a challenge to move and things will need to be approached differently in spring,” says Durgan. “In other parts of the state, corn is still in fields. What crops will farmers plant?”
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