It’s been a wet spring, but Crookston, Minnesota farmer Kevin Capistran says sunflowers are planted and starting to emerge. “The sunflowers are transitioning into the two-leaf stage right now. They’re generally taking in the water from the wet soils and recent rains,” said Capistran. “I get a little worried when the flowers have herbicide on them, because that much water can get aggressive, but they’re looking ok so far. With warm, sunny weather, they should grow fast. The only way we’re going to get the subsoil dried out is getting a good crop up and using the moisture.”
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