Fall Harvest Mostly Over, But Some Still Finishing FieldworkThe fall harvest is over in much of Minnesota, but some producers are still hoping to finish out their harvesting and final fieldwork as weather conditions allow.
Minnesota Farmers Catch Up On Harvest Thanks To Dry WeatherMinnesota farmers are making up for lost time on the fall harvest, thanks to drier weather.
Dry Weather Speeds Up Minnesota Soybean HarvestDrier weather allowed Minnesota farmers to harvest over a quarter of the state's soybean crop last week alone.
Heavy Rain Means Slower Harvest Across MinnesotaRecent heavy rains have slowed the harvest for farmers in many parts of Minnesota.
Rain Dampens Harvest Of Small Grains, HayWet weather is hampering Minnesota farmers as they harvest small grains and hay in some areas of the state.
USDA Forecasts Record Corn, Soybean Crops In MinnesotaWith Minnesota's fall harvest nearly over, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has boosted forecasts for what were already expected to be record corn and soybean crops.
Minnesota Farmers Make Big Gains In Soybean, Beet HarvestsMinnesota farmers were able to harvest more than one-third of their soybean and sugar beet crops during an ideal week for fieldwork. According to the USDA's weekly Minnesota crop report, there were 6.4 days suitable for fieldwork for the week that ended Sunday.
Minnesota Corn, Soybean Development Ahead Of Last YearAccording to the USDA's weekly crop report Monday, 65 percent of Minnesota's corn acreage was in or beyond dent stage. That's 10 days ahead of last year and six days ahead of the five-year average.
Minnesota's Small-Grain Harvest Makes Substantial ProgressMinnesota's small-grain farmers are making substantial harvest progress while the state's corn and soybean crops are in great shape.
Minnesota Farmers Welcome Rain As Crop Development AdvancesMinnesota farmers have generally welcomed the recent rain despite high winds and hail in some areas. In its weekly crop progress and condition report for Minnesota, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Monday that topsoil moisture supplies are rated 87 percent adequate, 10 percent surplus, and only 3 percent short.
Minnesota Corn, Soybean Crop Development Ahead Of AverageAccording to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 95 percent of Minnesota's corn crop has emerged. That's 17 days ahead of last year and 16 days ahead of average.
Minnesota Spring Planting Continues Ahead Of AverageDespite cool, wet weather, Minnesota farmers are continuing a spring planting pace well ahead of last year and the five-year average.