Is Minnesota 2017's Garden Spot?

August 24, 2017 08:22 PM

In Monday's crop progress report, the USDA estimated 82 percent of the Illinois’ corn and 74 percent of the soybean crop is rated good to excellent.

Compared to Iowa and Indiana, both ratings are higher. Scouts on the Farm Journal Midwest Crop Tour are wondering if Minnesota could be the country’s garden spot in 2017.

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