Wind hampers sprayingJuly 20, 2010 - 9:45ambusiness/agriculture
The region's aerial crop sprayers say they've caught up after frequent wind delays.
"There's been a lot of wind. We were behind, but we've caught up," says Chris Orwick, a pilot who sprays crops in both the Oslo, Minn., and Michigan, N.D., areas.
Spraying in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Montana was slowed in June by frequent showers and high winds.
In Michigan, N.D., for instance, the average daily speed in June was 8.8 mph,...