Hamilton County harvest creeps to a steady start

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In no surprising turn of events harvest is creeping into gear throughout Hamilton County. Though it could be blamed on a number of individual factors, including rain and cold, the bottom line according to local farmers and Extension professionals is that it’s a combination of both -- and it all started almost a year ago.
“It is definitely behind schedule,” said Steve Melvin, Nebraska Extension Educator. “We’re a couple weeks behind at this point. Usually, there are years that soybean harvest is about done by now. So yeah, definitely two to three weeks behind.”

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