While there are pockets of significant crop stress, NorthStar Genetics regional sales manager Kyle Krump is generally pleased with the corn and soybeans. Krump is expecting an early harvest. “We’re probably 200-to-300 GDUs ahead of average and more in some places. It’s not too often we’re combining during Big Iron time, but I would say this year there will be a few combines rolling.” Krump is worried about stalk strength. “Corn came in, especially on the conventional corn and I’m seeing heavy pressure. If you have conventional acres, be prepared to take them on the wet side so you’re not picking it off the ground.”
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