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Farmers, Ranchers Fear Drought

(Bismarck, ND) — A drier than normal winter has farmers concerned about drought during the growing season. The U.S. Drought Monitor shows nearly half the state in abnormally dry conditions today. About 14-percent of the state is experiencing moderate drought and just under seven-percent is in severe drought. Last winter there was snow on the ground every winter day. This winter there’s been an inch or more of snow just 29-percent of the days.

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