Harvest is in full swing with most of the activity in cereal grains and the pre-pile sugarbeet campaign. Pioneer field agronomist Kristie Sundeen says a lot of canola is being swathed or desiccated. “Desiccating into September should not an issue, but watch the forecast. A lot of those desiccants don’t work really well when it gets cold and wet.” The early maturity soybeans are dropping leaves and combines could be rolling by mid-September. There is also a positive story for the corn with maturity far ahead of last year. “We deserve a good fall where guys can fix some of the things that happened the last couple years; they can get fertilizer down and get soil sampling happening.”
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