The Northern Plains is starting the year in drought conditions. Nutrien Ag Solutions Principal Atmospheric Scientist Eric Snodgrass is closely watching the dryness and spring weather forecast. “If I was a farmer along the Red River Valley, it’s unfortunate to think about it this way, I would prefer the west to be hot and super dry again this year.” That situation will influence the moisture situation in the region. “If I go into every spring with a 50/50 mindset on drought spreading, this year I’m more 60/40. Remember, a lot can happen between now and then. I hope I’m wrong and spring gives us the best planting conditions.” Snodgrass was part of the AgCountry Farm Credit Services Marketing Day.
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