Diamonds (sort of) in the drought rough
By: Gil Gullickson
See a few fields that aren't in as much pain as most in this drought year.
Drought has devastated many U.S. fields this summer. Still, there are some areas where crops so far look in good shape. There’s often a reason for this, though. Some farmers, like those in northeastern South Dakota, endured several tough flooding years before finally putting moisture to good use this year.