Minnesota’s record dry season has area farmers worried about next year’s crops. MPR says if the drought conditions carry over into the spring, farmers won’t have enough moisture to water a normal amount of crops.
With drought widespread, state officials urging farmers to consider crop insurance
It seems like it's always something. A year ago, we were starting to brace ourselves for spring flooding. Now the Weather Service says 96 percent of Minnesota is going through a drought. With a deadline for crop insurance approaching, officials are advising farmers to be ready.