Iowa's premier weekly crop reports 5/03/2017

Iowa's Premiere Weekly Crop Reports

Kipp Fehr
Kipp Fehr
Palo Alto County

Northwest Iowa

“It’s a mixed bag here. Some guys are already done planting corn, and some guys haven’t even started,” Fehr said April 27. Many area farmers got a good start on corn planting before light rains and much colder temperatures slowed planting by later in the week, he said. Farmers are also applying pre-emerge herbicides and getting ready to terminate cover crops before planting soybeans, Fehr added. 

Brad Feckers
Brad Feckers
Butler County

North Central Iowa

“We’re plugging away,” Feckers said April 27. He had 70 percent of his corn planted. “Other than being cold, ground...

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