At Hillsboro, North Dakota soybean harvest is just getting started. Lovas Ag Consulting owner Sarah Lovas says harvest hasn’t been a “slam dunk” yet. “Moisture was as low as 11 percent in the soybeans we’ve been able to harvest, but some green beans were going in the hopper.” However, Lovas has been pleasantly surprised with early yields. “I don’t know if it will be a complete representation of the soybean crop, but some fields have been anywhere from 45 to as high as 60 bushels per acre.” A killing frost would help speed up harvest of both soybean and corn crops in the area. “I hand shelled some corn last week that was about 25-27 percent moisture.”
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