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‘We Are Pleasantly Surprised': Minnesota's Corn, Soybean Yields Better Than Expected

1 month ago   |   By CBS

CARVER CO., Minn. - The rain Wednesday will keep farmers out of their fields, at least for a little while. But, overall, corn and soybean harvests have gone pretty smoothly across the state.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture said more than 90% of soybeans and about 65% of corn has been harvested.
An October rain gives Bill Lueth a quick break from his fall harvest. He grows corn and soybeans an hour west of Minneapolis in Carver County.
“This is a risky business and we rely on the weather all the time, and you're always concerned,” Lueth said.
Much of the growing season was so dry it was...
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