St. James, Minnesota farmer and custom combiner Dean Karau says the recent three to four-inch rains haven’t caused any additional crop damage. “The damage is already done from earlier this spring. We could hold seven inches of water and it won’t do any damage.” Karau adds stalk quality is the biggest concern. “We’ve also had high winds of 30-to-40 miles per hour, so we’ll probably have some breakage going on. Stalk rot will be the main issue on some of the crop.”
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