Glacier Plains Cooperative Assistant Grain Merchandiser Grant Thompson says farmers are falling behind in corn planting, especially with the strong winds that left facilities and fields in disarray. “Every day that passes, we get a little further delayed in corn planting.” Thompson says the community is in clean-up mode after winds up to 80 miles an hour went through the Benson area. “We’ve got a lot of trees uprooted, grain storage loss, some bins have been flattened. We also have a dairy that’s in the process of loading up all of their cows to be sent elsewhere until they can get cleaned up and rebuilt.”
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