From Wabasha to Warroad, from Sleepy Eye to Silver Bay, Dateline Minnesota scours the state to bring you breaking news from outside the Twin Cities.

Robust corn crop in Minnesota thrills farmers

Posted by: Curt Brown Updated: October 15, 2012 - 2:14 PM

Minnesota farmers are too stoic and polite to issue an official na-nah-nah-boo-boo. But with drought conditions ravaging Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois and Indiana, prices for what could be record yields of corns and sugarbeets are spelling nice profits for Minnesota farmers.

Said Scott Johnson from his corn and soybean fields in southwestern MInnesota: "It went better than we thought it would -- by a long ways -- that's for sure."

Here's a story from the Associated Press' Steve Karnowski about the robust 2012 yields and farmers' moods.

  • 0
  • Comments

Be the first to comment

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters

ADVERTISEMENT