“The rains we’ve had have really helped the beans. The pods are filling out really well,” Glienke said Aug. 31. Corn is extremely variable after the summer drought conditions, he said. “You see some good ears, and then 10 feet away there is hardly anything,” Glienke said. Farmers are just getting started on silage chopping, and the rains have spurred hay and pasture growth, he said.
North Central Iowa
Three inches of rain in the past two weeks will continue to help corn and soybean crops, Hejlik...