Corn OK, Beans Slow

Published On: June 29, 2017

Trent Brandenburg finished up his soybean replants just last week (third week in June) because “that last pond just wouldn’t dry out.” He estimates his total corn and soybean replanting at 5 to 10 per cent of his acreage, “higher than I thought.” At this time, he has “more faith in my corn than my beans.”

The soybeans got off to a slow start with the unfavorable growing conditions: too wet, then too dry, and just recently, too cool, with night temperatures in the mid to low 50s. The bean plant canopies haven’t grown enough yet to cover the soil between the rows. Trent does not expect a bumper crop this year, “but we’ll be OK.”

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