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Douglas County farmers have been working diligently to get crops out of the ground after an unseasonably wet October. This field of soybeans located along County Road 11 north of Alexandria was just harvested last week. (Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)

Mold threatens late harvest of soybeans and corn

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ALEXANDRIA -- Fields of corn still stand where plowed fields should be surfacing - that's just one of the problems facing area farmers as they push to get crops out after an unseasonably wet October.

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At best it's going to be an average year, according to Jim VonWahlde, agronomy manager at the Osakis Creamery.

He reported local field conditions have been terrible after a very wet October provided perfect conditions for mold in the local corn crops.

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