Farm Progress

May 2012 Crop Update

May 25, 2012

The corn and soybean crops are off to a nice start in southern Minnesota and northern Iowa, says Kent Thiesse, former Extension educator and vice president of MinnStar Bank in Lake Crystal, MN. He notes that drought-like conditions have been overcome by some nice rainfall in May, which included some storms. Herbicide application has been a challenge due to wind and rain, Thiesse says.

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