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Wet April Keeping Farmers Out of Farm Fields
A cool and wet April has prevented many farmers from getting into the fields to plant their crops. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says as of last week, Minnesota's corn crop is only 12% planted, which is 13 days behind last year and nine days behind average.
Crops Off to a Good Start in Central MN
A mix of rain and sunshine recently has many central Minnesota farmers smiling. This week's crop report for Minnesota shows corn is 78% good-to-excellent and soybeans are 77% good-to-excellent.
MN Farmers Continue to Dodge Worst of Drought
Minnesota farmers continue to dodge the worst of the drought that's affecting most of the country. In its weekly crop weather report for Minnesota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture notes that the state experienced scattered showers and cooler temperatures this past week.
Warmer Weather Helps Minnesota Fields Dry Out
Warmer weather and limited rain have helped Minnesota's farm fields to dry out a bit from a rainy May. The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported Monday that topsoil moisture supplies declined slightly as daytime highs reach 90 degrees or hotter in many locations across Minnesota.
Minnesota Corn Harvest Nearly Complete
Minnesota farmers are nearly finished with the corn and sunflower harvests, thanks to continued dry weather. According to the weekly U.S. Department of Agriculture crop-weather report for Minnesota, corn was 93 percent harvested as of Sunday. That compares with 86 percent last year and a five-year a…
Despite Rain Break, MN Rapid Harvest Continues
Minnesota farmers continue to make rapid progress on harvesting, despite a brief rainfall interruption. The U.S. Agriculture Department's weekly crop weather report for Minnesota said Monday that last Wednesday's rain only amounted to 0.3 inches in the southwest to 0.8 inches in the north-…

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