August 14, 2008

Welcome to my blog

Hi,
Welcome to my Northwest Minntsota ABM Blog! I plan to use this blog to comment on Ag Business Management topics and issues pertaining to Northwest Minnesota Agriculture. Please join in.

Comments and questions are encouraged!

Please feel free to make comments. I look forward to hearing from you.

August 15, 2008

Wheat Harvest is starting

As I enter this blog the combines are starting to roll again. We had a short delay as about 2 - 3 inches of rain fell recently over Northwest Minnesota. The row crops were needing the rain desperately so most producers were happy to see it come. Yields that I am hearing are above normal for both Barley and Wheat. That is great news as much of the grain marketed pre-harvest was much below the market high. Now we are entering our seasonal harvest lows so you guys that decided not to pre-harvest market will have to wait and see what happens. Good Luck! Maybe we'll see a repeat of this past year. but the odds aren't great. Seldom do we see back to back marketing years alike. We'll see!

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