Wednesday night’s snow delayed corn and sunflower harvest in Onida, South Dakota. “It looks like there’s some cold nights and days ahead so it may be awhile before the snow will melt away. We may also run into some muddy conditions as well when it does,” said Kent Braathen, custom harvester, Braathen Harvesting. The corn already harvested in the Onida area was dry, but fair. The sunflowers harvested before the snow came was good, too. Yet there won’t be an early finish to harvest. “We didn’t finish harvest in 2019 until right before Christmas. We were hoping to get done the first week of November this year, but I don’t think we’ll be done now until right before Thanksgiving.”
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