When RRFN arrived, cement was being poured for the new Aligned Ag facility at Wimbledon. Matt and Bethany Peterson brought the RRFN team to the adjacent soybean plot. Matt told RRFN this may be one of the few years when area growers may harvest a good corn crop and a good wheat crop. “We had a period with less heat during flowering and I think is resulting in these small grain yields. For corn, we had heat at other times of the year to push us forward so we don’t have a repeat of 2019 where he have an early frost.” While it is a dry year across much of the Dakotas and Minnesota, the Wimbledon area has had too much rain at times. “We had some three-to-five inch rains in an hour which washed some areas out so harvest may be interesting.” Overall, the moisture has been beneficial. Peterson even called his territory “a Garden of Eden.” Watch the interview.
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