Tim Dufault’s farm near Crookston, Minnesota didn’t get much rain this week. More moisture would be welcome. “We had one-hundredth of an inch of rain on Monday. That’s the first rain since July 4 and then, we had limited rain. July is extremely dry,” says Dufault. “We’ve received 3.8 inches of rain on the farm for the entire season. It’s been a hot, dry summer.” Dufault says the spring wheat and other crops are struggling, but he’s finding the positives. “Meteorologists were forecasting a heat spell this week, but the hazy conditions are keeping a lid on hotter temperatures for now.” Watch the full interview.
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