CLEVELAND, N.D. (AP) _ Elevators in North Dakota are overflowing
because of an earlier than average harvest.
The soybean harvest is
running nearly three weeks ahead of normal.
The Country Grain Cooperative in the town of Cleveland says it
has been the fastest soybean harvest in the last 30 years. The
yard's elevator was filled in just 15 days, with the 700,000
bushels of soybeans spilling over to additional piles on the
The co-op won't dump any more trucks until a train arrives.
Cleveland elevator manager Kevin Knodel says the yields are
better than last year and prices are phenomenal.
Many farmers are now also starting to combine corn.