Winter Wheat

The arctic blast from last week’s impact on the hard-red winter wheat crop in the southern plains is still somewhat unknown.  Some think the snow may have offered some protection, which was probably the case for some, but many areas never really recorded that much snow.  A couple of inches just isn’t enough protection and… Read more Winter Wheat

Cold Damaged Pumpkin

Low temperatures on July 7, 2015 dropped into the 30s at some North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network (NDAWN) stations.  The coolest readings were reported at Ada with a minimum of 37°, Bottineau at 38° and Brampton at 39°.   Pumpkin plants near the Brampton station showed clear signs of “frost” damage.  With an air temperature… Read more Cold Damaged Pumpkin