The Red River at Thompson, North Dakota faced severe flash flooding Saturday. For the month of April, Brian Tweten has had nine inches of rain in the gauge at the farm. “The frost hasn’t come completely out of the ground yet, so the water has to go into the ditch or river.” Tweten was hoping to be in the field planting by now, but that will have to wait until the fields dry out in a few weeks. The latest Tweten has ever planted a crop is May 15. That was in 2020, which was a big prevent plant year. There’s still time to get a crop planted this year and when the time comes, Tweten said he will be ready.
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