Mike Appert is fighting to get the last of his crop planted. “The grain markets were a really pretty good incentive to get it in; we really wanted to get in on time and do it right. It has been a real challenge from Mother Nature, but we’re still trying.” With the late date, Appert gave up on some corn, spring wheat and canola acres. Sunflowers are getting more of that ground. The Hazelton, North Dakota area suffered from drought one year ago and now flipped over to a wet, cold start to this season. The complete Appert interview can be found online.
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