Weather Forecast

George Isder (approaching) and Darryl Sandhurst, both of Fulda, harvest soybeans on their Bondin One township ground Friday afternoon north of Fulda. Sandhurst reports a slow harvest with yield down in this hail-damaged field. Continued showers forecast for this week will make harvesting difficult.

Yields, outlook dampened

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WORTHINGTON -- Weekend rains and the forecast for continued showers this week has put a damper on what already appears to be a disappointing harvest season in southwest Minnesota.


The rain, however, is desperately needed -- and farmers aren't complaining about having to take a break, so far.

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Julie Buntjer
Julie Buntjer joined the Daily Globe newsroom in December 2003, after working more than nine years for weekly newspapers. A native of Worthington and graduate of Worthington High School, then-Worthington Community College and South Dakota State University, she has a bachelor's degree in agriculture journalism. At the Daily Globe, Julie covers the agricultural beat, as well as Nobles County government, watersheds, community news and feature stories. In her spare time, she enjoys needlework (cross-stitch and hardanger embroidery), reading, travel, fishing and spending time with family. Find more of her stories of farm life, family and various other tidbits at
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