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The corn crop in Hubbard County is looking good although it is behind schedule by a few weeks. The biggest worry in this area is frost because the corn will need at least three more weeks to fully mature. (Anna Erickson / Enterprise)

Corn crop looking 'above average' in final weeks before fall harvest

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The fall corn harvest is approaching slightly behind schedule after a cooler-than-normal summer.

"The corn is behind schedule right now, at least two weeks behind," said Russ Johnsrud, with the Natural Resources Conservation Service. "But it's a very nice looking crop out there, both dry land and irrigated."


The corn is looking "above average" in Hubbard, eastern Becker and northern Wadena counties, he said.

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