Iowa's premier weekly crop reports 10/16/19

Iowa's Premiere Weekly Crop Reports


Brian Rosburg
Brian Rosburg
Emmet County

Northwest Iowa

Farmers are navigating around wet holes in soybean fields after more than 5 inches of rain in the past 2.5 weeks, Rosburg said Oct. 10. “We did get some beans out. They’re doing good for the year we’ve had,” he said. Early yield averages are in the mid- to upper-50s. Corn is drying down slowly, but he expects farmers to start combining corn until bean fields are fit again.

Melissa Moretz
Melissa Moretz
Worth County

North Central Iowa

Moretz and her husband spent Monday and Tuesday last week emptying a hog barn, so they missed most of the harvest window. “We’re hoping to get something done...

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