Fair
23°FFairFull Forecast

Soybean harvest well under way

Published: Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012 11:05 a.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012 11:32 a.m. CDT

Farmers have been busy harvesting the soybean crop these days, including at this field south of the entrance to Krumm Nature Preserve recently. Dry weather has helped farmers in the harvest this year, with the State Agriculture Department reporting better than half of the soybeans already out of the field. Likewise for the corn harvest, with yields of both corn and soybeans slightly better than expected in this drought year.

National video

Reader Poll

If the election were held tomorrow, are you ready to vote?
Yes
No
Unsure