Tour highlights land damaged by saltwater
ANTLER - Walking across a field Monday as oil pumpjacks bobbed in the distance against the blue sky, farmer David Larson searched the ground for signs of the barley that was reportedly planted earlier this year.
But mostly what he found was foxtail barley, a "totally useless" plant that can tolerate the type of saltwater-tainted soil found in this field in northwestern Bottineau County, he said.
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