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Published July 06, 2010, 12:00 AM

Crop Stop gallery


The most recent Potato Blightline report finds no cases of late blight in Red River Valley potatoes.

  • The most recent Potato Blightline report finds no cases of late blight in Red River Valley potatoes.
  • Shannon Brown who farms near Baldwin, N.D., sprays grass weeds out of his sunflowers on June 15. (Mikkel Pates / Agweek)
  • Jeff Mitchell, farmer, Pettibone, N.D. (Mikkel Pates / Agweek)
  • A North Dakota conservationist addressed a group on farmers in Minnesota March 12, focusing on soil health. Among other topics, he explained the benefits of cover crops. (Mikkel Pates / Agweek)
  • Seagulls -- probably based in the Chase Lake area -- swarm onto soil around Jeff Mitchell's tractor, as he digs up a new field between Pettibone and Woodworth, N.D. (Mikkel Pates / Agweek)
  • Farming is the name of the game, but early summer in northern Kidder County has its natural beauty, including this "prairie smoke" plant along North Dakota Highway 36, in mid-June. (Mikkel Pates / Agweek)
  • Shannon Brown who farms near Baldwin, N.D., sprays grass weeds out of his sunflowers on June 15. (Mikkel Pates / Agweek)
  • Irrigated potatoes grow, prior to canopy closing, in the Lake Williams, N.D., area in northern Kidder County. (Mikkel Pates / Agweek)
  • Dean Bayer, farmer, Tuttle, N.D. (Mikkel Pates / Agweek)
  • Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is urging farmers to support a measure to buffer waterways from crops. (Mikkel Pates / Agweek)
  • Todd Morris, farmer, Regan, N.D. (Mikkel Pates / Agweek)