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Published January 12, 2012, 08:23 PM

North Dakota farmers plant most winter wheat in quarter century

North Dakota farmers planted 700,000 acres of winter wheat in September, a 75 percent increase from a year earlier and the most ever, except for a brief spike in 1984 and 1985 when acres ballooned to 750,000. Still, the acres reported Thursday were a little less than crop watchers expected because of the late spring last year.

By: Stephen J. Lee, Grand Forks Herald

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