Dry, warm weather has mixed impact
The hot, dry weather of the past few weeks allowed the harvest of corn and beans in North Dakota and Minnesota to finally move up to or ahead of the normal pace this past week, after a growing season that has been behind schedule from the start due to too much water.
Meanwhile, just as the full-on harvest of sugar beets began during the weekend in the Red River Valley, the same way-above-average temperatures brought it to a quick halt.
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