The Red River Farm Network team traveled to Langdon, North Dakota to kick off the second day of the annual crop tour. The local crop looks good, especially considering the dry growing conditions. Brock Mitchell, who owns Ag365, reports wheat and peas are being harvested and yields have been “somewhat surprising.” Standing in front of his Pioneer corn plot, Mitchell said most of the corn is at three-quarter milk line. “A week or ten days should finish a lot of it off on the early corn. As we get to the later maturities, we’re looking at two or two-and-a-half weeks yet.” Ag365 Sales Associate Jace Ramberg reports area growers are starting to desiccate canola. “We’re looking at another week-to-ten days before we get into harvest which is fine because a lot of the wheat is just coming off now.” Here’s the interview.
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