2023 Midwest Corn Harvest off to early start


August 10, 2023

Corn harvest usually starts in southcentral Nebraska in October, or maybe November depending on how the year's weather went. However, here the first part of August the sight of corn fields looking like it should be November, rather than August 4 is a common sight. The field above, near Lawrence, is among the first of many expected to be seen before the month is over.

The drought and the heat of July has convinced some farmers to try to salvage whatever they can by cutting the corn, plant and all, as early as they can. The field above shows four rows of corn standing in the otherwise corn field...

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