From Grand Forks, N.D., to Okoboji, Iowa, farmers are worried about corn maturing before the first hard freeze.
In the northern Red River Valley, some growers wish that they could work up cornfields now because the corn tasseled so late. But federal crop says no, that they have to wait so actual yields can be determined.
If they could work up the late corn now they might get the have a chance to get fields ready for next year. If they have to wait, it could start raining and that would…