August Update: Iowa Crop Progress by Crop Reporting District
According to the most recent USDA/NASS Iowa Crop Progress and Condition Report, 78% of the Iowa corn crop is in the dough stage, and the third cutting of alfalfa is 73% complete across the state.
On average in Iowa, 97% of soybeans are blooming and 88% are setting pods. This ranges across the state with the Northwest, North Central, West Central, and Central crop reporting districts all with at least 95% of soybeans setting pods. However, The South Central and East Central crop reporting districts only have 81% and 83% of soybeans setting pods, and the Southwest and Southeast crop reporting districts are even further behind at only at 70% and 71%, respectively.
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