The 2019 Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour wraps up in Rochester, Minnesota on Friday. Reporter Michelle Rook spoke with farmers there ahead of the visit and what a season of relentless rain and flooding could mean for yields.
Monday kicked off the Pro Farmer Crop Tour in South Dakota, Nebraska and Ohio. As scouts make their way from stop to stop, they’re tweeting their findings from farm country. Follow along on twitter with the hashtag #PFtour19.
It’s clear farmers in southeastern South Dakota fought all spring to get crops in. The corn fields that did get planted are behind—is it a catastrophe yet? No, but frost is creeping in and could cut promising fields short.