Tag: harvest

Wheat Harvest Wrapping Up; Rest of Crops Continue to Improve with Heat and Rain

Ada, MN — On this week’s Farm and Field Show, Mike Nelson of West Central Ag Services joined R & J Broadcasting to provide a report on crop conditions and recent harvests. A majority of the area has now wrapped up their wheat harvest, which across the state is listed as 90% complete as of…
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September 8, 2022 0

Red River Valley Sugarbeet Growers Campaigning for Workers Ahead of Fall Harvest

Fargo, ND — With the sugarbeet prehaul getting underway, the Red River Valley Sugabeet Growers Association is campaigning hard to encourage folks to consider helping out our area farmers by signing on to work the main sugarbeet haul later this fall and make some good money doing it. The main fall campaign gets underway around…
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August 25, 2022 0

Wheat Harvest Behind Schedule, Especially in Northern RRV

Minnesota — Wheat harvest in the Red River Valley is 2-3 weeks behind schedule and growers, especially those in the northern valley, may still be a few weeks out. Rhonda Larson, Chairperson of the US Wheat Associates Board of Directors, provided an update during this week’s Farm and Field Show. She notes that its possible…
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August 18, 2022 0

American Crystal Sugar Beet Harvest Nearly Complete

Hillsboro, ND — Following a few setbacks with heat and rain in early October, the American Crystal Sugar Beet is finally nearing completion, according to their General Agronomist Joe Hastings. Hastings says its been a unique harvest campaign, like most are, but they are now nearly complete. The late campaign may have made it difficult…
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October 28, 2021 0

Norman-Polk Extension Urges Safety as Harvest Ramps Up

Ada, MN — Harvest in the Red River Valley is in full force with soybeans, corn, and sugar beets all essentially being harvested at the same time. While there’s lot to do and never enough time in the day, Norman and Polk Extension Educator Heather Dufault says whether we’re in the field or on the…
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October 7, 2021 0

Take Precautions to Avoid Fires During Harvest

Ada, MN — As wheat harvest begins in the area, fire departments are on alert given the dry conditions and fire risks typically associated with harvest. Despite the drought, Ada Fire Chief Steve Petry says they have been fortunate to have a relatively quiet summer when it comes fighting fires. Now that harvest is beginning,…
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July 28, 2021 0

American Crystal Wraps Up Successful Sugar Beet Harvest

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (10/16/20) Hillsboro, ND — The American Crystal Sugar Beet Harvest has essentially wrapped up its 2020 campaign in the Red River Valley, and the result is a complete 180 from 2019, a harvest the seemed to never end and for some it didn’t. However, 2020 showcased a good crop, an efficient…
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October 16, 2020 0