Wide variety of yields likely
WORTHINGTON — Several loads of new crop corn were delivered to New Vision Cooperative elevators in southwest Minnesota Thursday, but yield reports have been rather slim as farmers begin to combine end rows and move into full-scale harvest mode.
ST. PAUL — The idea of using land rollers is somewhat novel to row-crop farmers, but alfalfa producers have been rolling fields for decades. Ground roller equipment sales have increased substantially in the past five years, with soybean producers as a major new customer.
DOUG HOLEN U OF M EXTENSION
, February 22, 2011
Soybean harvest wrapped up; farmers busy combining corn
WORTHINGTON — Greg Ponto of rural Reading is feeling really good about this year’s harvest, but it pains him in a way. Other farmers in southwest Minnesota weren’t lucky enough to escape mid-season hail storms and late-season drown-outs.
MANKATO — The Minnesota Soybean Research and Promotion Council has introduced a new Soybean Ambassador Program for students ages 18 to 22 who are enrolled in a two- or four-year post-secondary education program related to agriculture.
Rain, prices mar harvest season so far 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.
WORTHINGTON — It’s been a long, wet spring for farmers around the region, but respectable yields remain a good possibility, according to a crops specialist with the University of Minnesota Extension Regional Center in Worthington.
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