Farmers in northwestern North Dakota are counting the days until spring fieldwork can begin. Based in Lignite, Dakota Agronomy Partners manager Katie Woodbury says this past week’s snowstorm has things on hold. “We had a lot of acres that were supposed to get done last fall. The way the fall worked out, we weren’t able to get out there to get things done. A few farmers were thinking about spreading fertilizer in the next few days, but of course, six to eight inches of snow set us back awhile. We’re waiting for it to get nice again.” Plans are in place for a crunched planting window. “Our fertilizer plant is full right now. Getting going is important this year.”
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