Nov 1, 2012
Minnesota pumpkin numbers looking good at season’s end

While most national attention is focused on the “Frankenstorm” that pounded the East Coast this Halloween, Minnesota farmers appear to have wrapped up a good to great harvest for most crops this season.

We don’t know that officially. USDA offices in Washington were still closed as of Tuesday morning so the weekly crop weather and progress report from the Minnesota office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service had not been released. That weekly report is issued locally at 3 p.m. on Mondays during the growing season. Twin Cities Daily Planet

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