USDA: N.D. farmers end up with less corn, beans, spuds than earlier forecast

November 9, 2011 at 7:01 am in Grand Forks Herald

With the harvest complete ahead of the typical schedule, North Dakota farmers took in less corn, soybeans and potatoes this fall than government officials estimated a month ago, according to a report released morning. In Minnesota, where corn and soybeans dominate the acreage, USDA’s estimates show that the early hard frost in mid-September perhaps affected the crop more than realized a month ago, according to The Associated Press. Continue Reading