Combine dust fills the air in northeastern North Dakota. Small grains and canola are being harvested. Desiccation is beginning in dry beans. “Corn is just reaching the dent stage and we’re starting to put starch in the kernels,” reports Matthew Fraser, On-Target Ag Services. “We’re probably a month out for full maturity.” During the RRFN Crop Tour stop at the agency’s plot near Walhalla, 75 day-to-85-day maturity corn hybrids are on display. With recent rains, Jocee Nelson is seeing some white mold in the soybeans, “but, it is minimal.” Pest problems have been soybean aphids and grasshoppers. Watch the video.
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