Prices high as harvest nears end
Published 10/31/2011, Grand Forks Herald
Sunflowers only crop with many acres left in fields
As harvest is wrapping up in North Dakota and northwest Minnesota ahead of normal schedules, farmers are receiving record or near-record prices for their crops. That’s counter-cyclical to the more typical dive in prices as the crops come in. But a clear sign of the bullish demand that has been around for a year or more, propped up by some supply problems globally.