Harvest wrapping up in area

Combine working in a field west of Albion last week.Many farmers in the Boone County area will likely be wrapping up the corn harvest this week. Some have already finished well ahead of the normal schedule.

Weather conditions were warm and dry for most of October, but rain showers arrived early this week to slow down the end of harvest for some.

Soybean harvest is virtually complete in the Boone County area, and the soybeans remained very dry coming out of the field over the past two weeks.

Corn harvest was estimated at more than 80 percent complete in the Boone County area Monday.

Details in the Oct. 27 Albion News and Petersburg Press Print and Electronic Editions.

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