Sunny outlook for flowers
North Dakota's Sunflower crop is 51 percent harvested, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture North Dakota Crop, Weather and Livestock Report, released Monday.
"Most area farmers started harvesting last week and yields are looking to be above average," said Art Ridl, director on the National Sunflower Association Board.
"Our yields have been between 400 pounds (in the places that had hail) and 2,000 pounds," said Byron Richard, Belfield farmer.
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