Hazelton, North Dakota farmer Mike Appert was able to get back in the combine with the return of better weather. “Soybean and corn yields have been close to record large for our area,” said Appert. “All the crops in general have been really good this year.” Disease pressure was low due to relatively dry conditions. A wet period in August caused some head rot in the sunflowers, but nothing devastating. “There was a little white mold in the soybeans, but that’s what happens when you have good soybeans.”
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