NEWS
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Fri Mar 8, 2013 03:15 PM CST

Flood season bulletins are coming out now with the shift to springtime. And, both northern and southern sections of the U.S. are looking for a more active flood season--which could certainly cause some delays in spring planting in river-bottom areas.

RED RIVER OF THE NORTH

The National Weather Service office in Grand Forks, ND notes that much of the Red River main stem has a high risk (greater than 50 percent) for major flooding. Snow pack increased due to storms early this month. Snow depth ranges from 6 to 12 inches in the central Red valley to around two feet ...

Quick View
  • Is Your Burndown Working? A cool, wet spring and the spread of herbicide-resistant weeds mean farmers should take the extra...
  • Gains on Covers It took Jerry Doan several years and a lot of trials, but the North Dakota beef producer has lear...
  • Side-by-Sides and Cool Helmets Side-by-side manufactures continue to roll out new machines and machine updates. Here are two more.
  • Stress Test for Borrowers Farm finances rate an "A" now, but economists debate if that's good enough to handle a major corr...
  • Senators Question EPA A group of U.S. senators Wednesday told President Barack Obama that his administration has not fo...
  • Climate Work Ahead at USDA Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack spoke about GOP complaints regarding the Obama administration's work wit...
  • Full-Circle Farming Bill Couser sees farming as a full circle. If it comes off the farm, it can go back into the farm.
  • Making the Grade What if corn isn't cheap the next five years? Fickle price projections can sway farm bill choices.
  • Ask the Vet What's my best bet for fly control?
Related News Stories
NOAA: Warm Streak Continues
Market Impact Weather
NWS River Stages
Market Impact Weather
Market Impact Weather
California Farmers to Get More Water
Cautious El Nino Timetable
Market Impact Weather
Market Impact Weather
Market Impact Weather