Planting problems have farmers looking at alternative crops
GRAND FORKS -- Heavy May and June rains have delayed planting in northeast North Dakota, and some farmers there are considering fast-maturing crops such as millet and buckwheat.
Before planting such crops, however, "You need to do your homework," says Frayne Olson, North Dakota State University Extension Service crops economist. "Make sure you'll have a market (after harvest)."
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