The Hartley Sentinel-The Everly/Royal News - Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

By Nick Pedley
News Editor 

Corn harvest wraps early in NWI

Yields decent around Hartley area

 

November 10, 2022

NICK PEDLEY/SENTINEL NEWS

A combine nibbles at the edge of cornfield south of Hartley in early October.

Blink twice and you might have missed it.

Thanks to dry conditions, the corn harvest in northwest Iowa blitzed to completion earlier this fall. According to Growmark FS agronomist Alic Mohni, most farmers were out of the fields by Halloween.

“I’ve never seen a harvest this fast,” he said.

Mohni received varying yield reports during the corn harvest ranging between 140-250 bushels per acre. Around Hartley, averages landed in the 200-220 bushels per acre range, with some numbers skewing slightly lower.

“It all really depended on if you got the rain,” said Mohni. “Farther south clo...



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