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Farming disaster by degrees

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The entire growing season has been trying for farmers across the state.

Here in southeastern North Dakota a wet spring turned into a wet summer and then a wet fall during harvest.

It feels like there is no bottom to the ground when tractors and combines begin to sink in the muck, making some farmers begin harvesting at 3 a.m. because the ground is frozen enough then to prevent breaking through.

Here is a look at this year's harvest by state:

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