Warm temperatures boosts crop development in ND

7/22/2013 3:15 PM
By Associated Press

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Above-normal temperatures over the past week continue to help crop progression in North Dakota.

The Agriculture Department says there were 6 days suitable for fieldwork on average.

Topsoil moisture supplies are rated 3 percent very short, 23 percent short, 62 percent adequate and 12 percent surplus.

Pasture and range conditions are rated 0 percent very poor, 2 percent poor, 13 percent fair, 56 percent good and 29 percent excellent.

Are egg-laying hens being treated well enough without increasing their cage size?

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