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Nasty Nor'easter for corn, soybeans
Farmers in southcentral Pennsylvania just received nearly 9.00-inches of snow in one of the worst October snowstorms on record.
Nasty Nor'easter - Halloween Christmas?
With harvest already delayed from late maturing and a wet fall, Lancaster, Pennsylvania farmers now have to wait for heavy amounts of snow to melt.
Nasty Nor'easter - Poor Visibility
Though I was in Pennsylvania for the first time, the October snowstorm offered images similar to the Midwest's farming landscape. This is a hazy look at a very sharp looking Amish farm in Lancaster, County.
Nasty Nor'easter - White-capped Corn
Corn growers have most of this year's crop harvested here. I'm standing near a cornfield in Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania. Yields have averaged between 150-180 bu./acre.
Nasty Nor'easter - Marketeye Snowman
I stopped to get the USDA November Crop Report numbers from this 6-feet tall snowman in southcentral Pennsylvania. He said, "I don't know them. Just follow your nose."
Nasty Nor'easter - Trading Hay
Jim Kreider, a longtime Lancaster County, Pennsylvania farmer, buys and sells hay. This year, one ton of hay is selling for $300, straw $200. This is 30% higher than a year ago. "I've never seen snow like this in my 80 years around here."
Agriculture.com's Mike McGinnis finds corn and soybeans buried in Pennsylvania Saturday.