Final MN Crop Report 01 Nov 12

Minnesota farmers are finishing the harvest ahead of the 5-year average. According to the final Minnesota crop report of the season, the USDA says that farmers nearly wrapped up the corn harvest last week, despite rain and snow during the week. As of Sunday, corn was 98% harvested in Minnesota, compared with 89% last year and 58% for the 5-year average. The rain and snow boosted moisture supplies statewide a well. Some reporting stations in southern Minnesota reported over an inch of rain last week.