Dreith said yields were reduced by about 40 percent on some hail-damaged corn that he combined last week. “We had to get that out of there. It was falling over pretty bad,” he said Sept. 27. He had about one-half inch of rain last week, but some fields were still muddy after more than 5 inches of rain the previous week. Most farmers in the area were working on corn since soybeans weren’t quite ready.
North Central Iowa
“Same weather, different season,” Rachut said Sept. 27 after heavy rains of 6 inches or more fell in...