Frost Depth

NDAWN, the North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network, not only monitors the weather, but also monitors soil conditions.  The soil temperatures are probably used the most during the spring planting season, but the temperature data is also quite valuable this time of the year.  NDAWN has approximately 50 stations with soil moisture probes that go down… Read more Frost Depth

Little Frost

With the warm November we had, then a quick snow early in the month of December which in turn insulated the warm soil, even with two periods of very cold temperatures the frost depth in North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota is very shallow.  In fact, there are some locations in the region where the ground… Read more Little Frost