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Corn Harvest, Drying, Storage Challenging this Year

By: Ken Hellevang, NDSU and Dave Nicolai, UMN Extension

Each year brings challenges for crop production, North Dakota State University Extension Service grain drying expert Ken Hellevang warns.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates that 82 percent of the Minnesota corn crop is mature compared with a five-year average of 93 percent. As of Oct. 15, only 7 percent of the Minnesota corn crop had been harvested, compared with a 38 percent average.

To continue reading, view article on UMN Crop Extension Blog.

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