Harvesting is progressing remarkably well in comparison to the last couple of years in the area. Farmers are down to about 5% of the beans left to harvest, but according to Randy Broesder of the Forest City Farmers Coop, weather has played a role in their condition.
Farmers in the area are really getting after the fields switching quickly from beans to corn almost immediately.
There is a significant variance in corn this year according to Broesder.
However, farmers a discovering that the condition of the corn is good.