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Planting season is right around the corner. Adam Aarestad, agronomist for Golden Harvest, says there are some field challenges regarding residue management, compaction, sufficient sulfur levels, and leeching concerns. Kirsten Rall reports.
The high cost of commodity transportation is yet another factor for farmers to worry over. The leaders of farmers groups in the Dakotas are taking the issue to the nation’s capital. The presidents of South Dakota and North Dakota Farmers Union met with policymakers in Washington D.C. to discuss several topics important to farmers and ranchers in the Dakotas and commodity transportation was high on the list. Sabrina Hill talks with the president of the North Dakota Farmers Union, Mark Watne.
Kirsten Rall talks with Adam Spelhaug, lead agronomist with Peterson Farms Seed on the quality of this year's seed and what growers should check for.