Corn harvest is almost finished for Ron Fick as he combines a field northwest of Luverne Thursday morning, Oct. 22.

Lower grain prices cloud record yields in 2015

Ten years after setting Rock County’s highest average corn yield, area producers are confident the record will be broken once the 2015 growing season is wrapped up. How much the average could be raised is yet to be determined.

Meanwhile, local farmers have enjoyed 24 days of rain-free weather from Sept. 29 to Friday, when .89 inches was recorded.


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