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Harvest is underway throughout the area

 

September 30, 2021

Harvest is underway across the area. Combines, semi-tractors and trailers are in the fields and on the roads. Motorists are advised to use caution. Slow moving combines and tractors are common place on paved and county roads.

Dry and warm weather has area farmers out in the fields. Combines are a common sight as the dust clouds mark their progress across the field.

Sandy Nelson at Superior's Agrex elevator reports the bean harvest is coming in. Dryland beans are the first to be harvested with irrigated beans still green in some fields.

Moisture content is running between nine and 12 percent with some loads slightly higher. Weights per bushel are below average, coming in between 56 and 59.

Dryland corn is just beginning in some areas. The expectation is that the bean harvest will continue as harvesters try to...



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