Speaking at the NDSU Agronomy Seed Farm field day, NDSU Extension small grain and corn agronomist Claire Keene said crop conditions are generally good. “Between myself and the farmers I’ve spoken with, we’ve been pretty amazed at how quickly the crops developed and pushed ahead,” said Keene. “In some areas, you wouldn’t know that the crop got planted a month or even six weeks late.” Keene said the crops went through the vegetative stages really quickly. As a result, it may not be a bumper crop.
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