Fall rains offer insurance for spring
FARGO - Though the folks who needed it most came up short, recent rains should benefit many area farmers and ranchers next spring.
The precipitation is rebuilding soil moisture and could help many fields and pastures get off to a good start in 2009.
"It's always good to have some moisture going into the next year," said Mark Huseth, a McLeod, N.D., rancher and president of the North Dakota Stockmen's Association.
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