Despite heavy snow, some fields are dryMay 19, 2009 - 7:09amnews
MANDAN, N.D. (AP) -- The heavy snow over the past winter was not enough to put some fields out of the danger of drought, re-searchers said.
At the Agricultural Research Center in Mandan, 100 inches of snow was recorded in test fields. While one field showed moisture at least 4 feet deep, another field a few feet away showed moisture only about 2 1/2 feet deep.
"It's enough to get the crop started. We're not out of the woods as far as...