Thursday, March 12, 2009

March Moon at morning

March Moon at morning, originally uploaded by IdFarmBureau.

Boise--Idaho Farmers are still itching to get into the fields. Farmer Sid Freeman of Middleton reports that the ground is still frozen in the mornings and doesnt soften up till late in the afternoon.

March temperatures have averaged between 10 and 15 degrees below normal, precipitation is above average for March.

Warmer temps are expected this weekend, Freeman says expect to see a flurry of farm activity on Saturday, depending on the weather. March 20th marks the first day of spring and farmers are hoping the month goes out like lamb temperature wise, so they can get some work done.

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