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Minnesota farmer pleasantly surprised by yields

A farmer in west-central Minnesota is pleasantly surprised with yields.

Chad Willis of Willmar says he finished harvesting soybeans earlier this week.

“For as dry as we were all summer we caught some rains in August, so our yields were better than expected on soybeans. And yesterday I stuck the combine into some corn and I’m happy with those yields.”

He tells Brownfield corn yields are about 100 bushels per-acre better than a year ago when his area suffered from extreme drought, and plant moisture is under 20 percent.

Minnesota farmer pleasantly surprised by yields