Corn harvest is underway in the area, and most of the corn that’s currently coming in is dryland corn. Many crop yields are reduced due to the hot and dry weather. Potatoes were reported as being completely finished, with millet, kidney bean and pinto bean harvests nearly complete. Sugar beets were reported at about 15% done in the Holyoke area as of Friday, Oct. 9. — The Holyoke Enterprise | Johnson Publications
Hot, dry weather has had its impact on crop yields and harvests in the area.