The USDA Minnesota Crop Progress & Condition for the week ending September 9th reports that ninety percent of the Minnesota’s corn acreage was in or beyond the dent stage, 6 days ahead of the five-year average. Yield can be estimated prior to harvest.
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Wild parsnips (Pastinaca sativa) is a weed to watch and control in Meeker and McLeod Counties. Plants are primarily found along the edges of fields, ditches, and areas that are not in crop production. There can be concerns if hay is made with these plants due to their toxicity when ingested.