Missouri Producers Grateful For Better Than Expected Yields

Despite another year of widespread drought, several rowcrop producers across Missouri experienced better than expected harvests.  Among them was Kyle Durham of Carroll County, chairman of the Missouri Soybean Merchandising Council.

Durham said the rain that did fall was at the most opportune time for his beans.

Elsewhere, former Missouri Director of Agriculture Richard Fordyce tells Regional Radio that soil moisture on his Harrison County farm was low heading into harvest, and remained that way heading into the holidays.

USDA’s annual Crop Production report, compiling a final total of this fall’s harvest, is scheduled for release the morning of Jan. 12th.