There are parts of Minnesota where soybeans could be harvested in the week ahead. University of Minnesota Extension Agronomist Seth Naeve says that doesn’t mean all of the beans will be harvested early. “The really full season stuff is going to hang on as long as there is moisture out there.” If good rains come late in the season, the longer maturity soybean varieties could green up quite a bit. “With good rainfall, they could significantly green up and they may not dry down very well. It all depends on what happens with the weather. I think farmers need to be ready a little bit earlier and I also think they need to be cognizant that they may need to harvest out of a field and capture an area within a field and let other areas of the field go a little longer.”
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