Harvey, North Dakota farmer Bill Ongstad says the soybean crop is average. In areas with rain, the crop is yielding about 40 bushels/acre. “There are a lot of soybeans left to combine. Then, there’s corn. There are some people that have combined corn. I’ve not heard any yield reports yet. It’s starting to break down a little bit. The crops are falling off with jostling. We had wind back in June that kind of twisted our corn up the in the field and the ears are falling off.” Like other farmers, Ongstad has an early harvest this year. “It was dry early and then, we had good rains. In mid-July, the rains shut off. We had 70 hundredths last Thursday and hopefully we’ll be getting more rain.”
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