In the far southern Red River Valley, Scott Gillespie has wrapped up his corn and soybean harvest. Gillespie says the corn was dry, much of it under 14 percent. “To put it into perspective, we burned a little over 30,000 gallons of propane last year and we put in a new propane bullet to try and be more efficient on a price point. This year it looks like all of corn acres will take about 4,000 gallons total.” Gillespie is based at Johnson, Minnesota and says this fall is dramatically different than last year. “If we had a year like this every year, there’d probably be only two farmers in each county because you could farm a lot of land with weather like this.”
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