'Weird' but good year for durum
With harvest entering the home stretch, North Dakota and Montana durum growers generally are pleased with yields.
"It was a weird year. But I'm happy with how things turned out," said Doug Opland, a Des Lacs farmer and president of the United States Durum Growers Association.
There's concern, however, about the quality of still-to-be-harvested durum. There's also some disappointment over prices.
Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.
You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can help you.