Farmers in the Lignite, North Dakota are slowly starting to seed spring crops. Dakota Agronomy Partners Lignite location manager Katie Woodbury is not expecting much shift in rotation. “In the northwest corner of North Dakota, farmers are growing four to seven commodities and rotations are set due to restrictions. Moving south and east, there’s likely a bit of acreage changes. Canola and soybean prices are good, but at the same time, it’s dry and there’s concern.” Woodbury says there is some fertilizer injury concern due to the dry soils. “There’s a lot of talk about fertility as far as how much phosphorus or starter should be put in furrow with the seed. There’s a lot of good conversations, but it makes for tough decisions.”
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