Corn Harvest 96 Percent Complete, Well Ahead Of 2014 PaceIn its weekly crop progress and condition report for Minnesota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday that the state's corn harvest advanced to 96 percent complete from 91 percent a week earlier.
Corn Harvest Ahead Of Normal In MinnesotaMinnesota farmers took advantage of ideal weather last week to double their progress in harvesting corn. According to the USDA's weekly crop report, Minnesota saw 6.6 days suitable for fieldwork for the week ending Sunday.
Grain Surplus, Strong Dollar Could Hamper Record Growing SeasonAs a stiff, southern breeze shimmers a ripening field of soybeans, fall harvest cannot be far behind. This summer's growing season is about as close to perfect as it gets for grain farmers like Bruce Peterson of Northfield.
Snowstorm Halts Corn Harvest For Some FarmersMinnesota farmers are nearing the end of the corn and sunflower harvests, but last week's snowstorm halted the harvest for some farmers.
Minnesota Corn Harvest Is Nearly Complete Minnesota farmers have nearly finished their corn harvest despite cold temperatures and snow over the past week.
Minn. Corn Harvest Remains Ahead Of Normal Pace The pace of Minnesota's corn harvest remains ahead of normal, thanks to the dry weather. In its weekly crop report, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday that Minnesota's corn harvest is 94 percent complete, remaining a week ahead of normal.
Minn. Corn Harvest Down Only 3 Percent From 2012New estimates show the cold, wet spring and a summer drought failed to put a big dent in Minnesota's corn harvest. The U.S. Department of Agriculture projects Minnesota's corn production this year at 1.33 billion bushels. That's down just 3 percent from last year's record harvest.