Nov. 1 buffer deadline likely to come and go for many Minn. farmers

Jerry Jennissen inspects a county ditch with son in-law Lucas Sjostrom.
Jerry Jennissen inspected a county drainage ditch with his son in-law Lucas Sjostrom in September 2016. The two farmers were walking along a 40-foot wide buffer strip that Jennissen had installed back in 2003 on his Brooten, Minn.-area farm.