Harvest Going Well for Area Farmers

IMG_1564Harvest continues for many area farmers. The state Agriculture Department says 70-percent of soybeans and 35-percent of corn has been harvested so far throughout the state. Dennis Lindsay farms in the Masonville area and says things are moving along.

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Andy Sabers, who farms with his dad north of Manchester, also says the harvest has also been going well for them.

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Dave Venteicher, who farms in the Strawberry Point area, agrees.

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Some farmers weren’t quite sure what to expect when they ended up with a wet spring and dry summer, but Liz Francois, who farms near Masonville, says you just deal with the hand you’re dealt.

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The state Ag Department says the corn harvest is about 15 percentage points behind normal. The soybean harvest is 11 percentage points behind normal.

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