Erik Younggren is finished with his sugarbeets and just starting his spring wheat seeding. There’s a lot of land still underwater that will need time to dry. Regardless, Younggren intends to keep planting. “With the prices where they are, I’d like to have the opportunity to participate in that,” explained the Hallock, Minnesota farmer. “It’s no fun to have summer fallow and there is a lot of work involved in that, too.” This spring is one for the history books. “In the past four years, we’ve seen it all. We’ve had spring floods, summer floods, fall floods and now late-spring floods.”
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