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Loran Hackler fills silo on his brother's farm east of Wadena with corn silage.

Farmers beginning to crank up for huge fall harvest

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With one of the largest corn crops in the state resting in area fields, farmers in Wadena and eastern Otter Tail County have started the ball rolling with their fall harvest.


Farmers are beginning to harvest edible beans in the Wadena area and corn silage is also being chopped. Silage in piles can be harvested at 70 percent moisture and bagged silage can be taken at 65 percent, according to Scott Dau of Leaf River Ag.

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