'Goldilocks' weather is needed

'Goldilocks' weather is needed

Iowa farmers need “Goldilocks” weather for the remainder of the growing season after a cool and wet spring caused the slowest corn planting pace in nearly four decades, USDA Midwest Climate Hub Director Dennis Todey said last week at the Iowa Farm Bureau 2019 Economic Summit in Des Moines.

“Everything has to be just right for crops to be good this year,” he said. “We need (temperatures) to be near to above normal, but not too hot. It can’t be below...

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