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A hailstorm near Ashley damaged these soybeans shown here June 24. They retained some leaf material, so farmers expected them to recover fully. Mikkel Pates / Forum News Service

North Dakota corn, soy crops looking good


North Dakota corn and soybean crops both were rated 85 percent good to excellent in the June 22 crop report by the National Agricultural Statistics Service.


Much of southeast North Dakota received another 1 to 3 inches of rain. Temperatures in the eastern part of the state were slightly warmer than average, while temperatures in the west were slightly colder. There were 4.5 days of fieldwork for the week ending June 20, with topsoil rated surplus in 29 percent of the state.

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