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Planting problems have farmers looking at alternative crops

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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.

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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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