Heat pushes crop growth after delayed planting


A hot start to summer has helped crops in the Upper Midwest catch up after planting delays this spring.

Dekalb/Asgrow technical agronomist Dan Kohler says Growing Degree Units in south-central Minnesota are running about 23 percent ahead of normal since May first.

“It wasn’t uncommon for the crop to jump out of the ground in five days this year.  It was one of the faster-emerging years I can remember. 

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