Iowa's premier weekly crop reports 10/05/2016

Iowa's premier weekly crop reports as seen in the Iowa Farm Bureau Spokesman.

Gary Twedt
Gary Twedt
Lyon County

Northwest Iowa

Twedt was harvesting high-moisture corn last week, and other farmers in the neighborhood were working on ear corn, he said Sept. 29. Corn moisture was testing at 20 to 22 percent and yields were highly variable. Fields have firmed up after 9 inches of rain the first two weeks of September. “I think beans will go full throttle this weekend,” he said. “It’s the same story every year. The beans are ready but the stems are still green, so it’s a struggle.”

Laura Cunningham
Laura Cunningham
Floyd County

North Central Iowa

Some farmers were getting a start on...

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