Over the weekend Elbow Lake Minnesota farmer David Ehlers says a welcome rain has really helped the corn and soybeans that were short on moisture. “We had a really good weekend. Some fields got an inch and a quarter, some fields got three-quarters. A lot of variability as far as rainfall, but we all need it. I had some wilted corn that wasn’t too happy, but it’s perked right back up.” Ehlers says there’s been limited weed pressure so far this growing season but that later planted soybeans may struggle. “They were planted into the dust and they just didn’t have enough moisture to break the soil level. Things are looking better now, but they’re just not going to look as pretty as they have the last couple years here I think.”
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