North Dakota drought worrying crop and livestock producers


BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A severe drought plaguing nearly a third of North Dakota is creating concerns for the state's agriculture industry.

A U.S. Department of Agriculture Drought Monitor graphic map released June 15 shows that 15 counties coming from both sides of the Missouri River are designated as being in a severe drought, with all but a few others statewide showed as being in a moderate drought.

National Weather Service Hydrologist Allen Schlag told The Bismarck Tribune ( ) that there's no relief in the near future. He said temperatures will fall below average un...

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