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Southwest ND (08/02/18)

Information from the Southwest region of North Dakota.

In the month of July, NDAWN observed 2.72 inches of rain in Hettinger, 1.2 inch in Bowman, 3.97 inches in Carson, and 0.89 inch in Mott. According to NDAWN Dickinson has received 2.87 inches of rainfall from July 1st to July 31st, however over half of that fell in the first 2 weeks of the month. Some parts of the region could use moisture with some cornfields in the area looking drought stressed. Many small grain fields are approaching maturity. Some sunflowers in the area are beginning to flower.

Ryan Buetow

Extension Cropping Systems Specialist

NDSU Dickinson Research Extension Center

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