Variable seems to be the word of the season so far. For Matthew Krueger at East Grand Forks, the fields that have seen moisture look great, but rainfall has been hard to come by. “We have some fields that received up to three inches that look fantastic.” There is some wheat starting to head out at only ten inches tall due to heat and lack of moisture. “It’s kind of sickening to look at, but there’s nothing we can do at this point.” The later-seeded corn and soybeans are also starting to see some stress.
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