Farmers along the Canadian border held their breath following the nights of cooler temperatures last week. Near Hallock, Minnesota, farmer Dan Younggren says the crops have managed to do ok so far in the cool mornings. “The sugarbeets are fine at 31 degrees, but the soybeans and canola are on the edge. As long as the cool conditions aren’t down there for a long time, things will be ok.” Younggren says it’s been a good spring for the most part. “We got spoiled in March, had a terrible April and we’ve had a normal May. The first half of May is usually unseasonably cool and then, warm. It’s been opposite this year. Let’s get to June and then, we can warm up in earnest.”
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