Making the last push on soy harvest

Making the last push on soy harvest

Farmers raced to finish soybean harvest last week, trying to stay ahead of snow forecast in northern Iowa.

“We’re about 80 percent done on beans,” Jim McDermott, a  Asgrow technical agronomist in Spencer, said Oct. 24. “There’s still beans to go, but a lot got wrapped up. Last week was the week we’ve been waiting for all fall.”

Iowa farmers harvested nearly one-third of the state’s 10-milion-acre soybean crop between Oct. 15 and 22, according to the U.S....

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