Weather speeds corn, bean harvest; stalls sugar beet lifting
The hot, dry weather of the past few weeks allowed the harvest of corn and beans in North Dakota and Minnesota finally by Sunday to move up to or ahead of the normal pace, 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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