Hillsboro, North Dakota farmer and ag consultant Sarah Lovas is almost done harvesting the 2019 corn crop. Moisture is dropping and test weights are improving slightly. Lovas says the wait is worth it, but snow depths have been a challenge. “Three weeks ago when we started combining, the snow underneath felt sandy. The grain carts were challenging in the field. Traction was an issue. As warmer temperatures come, trafficability has improved.” Going forward, Lovas says one challenge will be the corn that’s left behind. “The edges of fields got deep with snow drifts. We tried to clean some of that up, but it’s pretty tough. I was surprised on our farm. Those acres will add up.”
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