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Published September 09, 2011, 12:00 AM

Few durum acres


Durum farmer Keith Deutsch surveys his fields near Plaza, N.D. Heavy rains and record flooding in North Dakota's prime durum-growing region has cut planting by more than 1 million acres, and that means consumers will pay more for their pasta. Heavy rains and record flooding in North Dakota's prime durum-growing region has cut planting by more than 1 million acres, and that means consumers will pay more for their pasta. (AP Photo/James MacPherson)
Read the article: Flooded ND fields lead to higher pasta prices