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Iowa's premier weekly crop reports 4/25/2018

Iowa's premier weekly crop reports 4/25/2018

Brian Dreith
Brian Dreith
Pocohontas County

Northwest Iowa

Dreith received 5 inches of snow last Wednesday on top of 8 inches the prior weekend. “I’m hoping we can get started the first part of May. It’s just going to depend on how much it warms up,” he said April 19. A lot of fertilizer was applied last fall, alleviating some spring fieldwork pressure, he noted. Dreith grows corn and soybeans with his dad and is a certified organic inspector.

Beth Rachut
Beth Rachut
Mitchell County

North Central Iowa

“Most farmers around here are working on equipment and waiting for the ground to warm up,” Rachut said April 19, a day after more...




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