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Published May 09, 2009, 12:10 AM

Some 2008 N.D. corn remains in fields

Some North Dakota corn farmers are battling last winter’s snow all over again. Tens of millions of dollars for the state’s farm economy rests on the outcome.The snow that prevented farmers from finishing their corn harvest late last year has now melted, and runoff has flooded fields, making them too soggy to support heavy combines. Instead of planting a new crop this spring, farmers such as Terry McMillan are still waiting to cut down standing stalks and finish last year’s harvest.

By: Blake Nicholson, Associated Press

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