For Centrol Ag Consulting crop consultant Ben Genereaux, there’s not a lot of enthusiasm for this year’s crop. “Our wheat crop is probably a third of what we’d be hoping for in a normal year and row crops are looking bleaker and bleaker every day.” Genereaux, who is based at Crookston, says the sugarbeets are holding on, but need a rain. “Their roots are going really deep to try and find moisture. Some of the dews and little rains we get is just enough to get the leaf diseases going so we have to manage that and put more money into inputs.”
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