Farmers wrap up dry, dry growing season
Unlikely 10 to 12 inches of moisture needed by end of year to replenish thirsty topsoil
Brenda Winter photo
Southwest Minnesota Farmers Cooperative elevator employee Marlyn Jansen helps unload corn near the elevator in Luverne. Farmers continue to report surprising yields, given the lack of rain over the summer. However, nationwide the corn crop is down by as much as 20 percent.
The dry growing season and dry harvest conditions have allowed Rock County farmers to wrap up the 2012 harvest season early. The soybean harvest is all but completed, and corn is 80 to 90 percent … More »
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