Pioneer Field Agronomist Larry Lunder says harvest has been drug out for a long time, with the snow just adding more frustration for farmers trying to get corn harvested. “Not only is the corn wetter than we’d like in most cases, but there are also bad roads that trucks are on trying to get to fields.” Lunder reports farmers in his area with wet corn are waiting out the crop or taking the dockage at elevators for shrinkage. Overall though, Lunder says it’s one of the best corn crops he’s seen. “There’s a tremendous dryland corn crop out there- I’ve seen anywhere from 140 to 180 bushels per acre, which is really strong in western North Dakota.”
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