Corn acreage in the Northern Plains is expected to be up this spring. Channel Technical Agronomist Derek Crompton says the weather delays influenced the acreage mix last year. “There were a lot of great intentions last year and that big snowfall in March kind of put the kibosh to a lot of those acres so I think there’s a big plan for a lot of acres this year. Essentially, we’re sold out of most of our early-day corn products in North Dakota.” Weed control is part of the planning process. In our footprint, I think really, probably the two big animals are obviously waterhemp in the (Red River) Valley and as you move west, its kochia.”
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