Emily Boettcher
Emily Boettcher - Dickinson County
Northwest Iowa
“We’re not going yet. It’s been too cold,” Boettcher said May 5. “We had frost on the roof yesterday.” Her area also saw rain last week, with more than one inch falling over a couple days. “We may get more rain this weekend, so it could be next week before guys really start rolling,” Boettcher said. But the delay has meant cover crops are coming in nicely this season.

Devon Murray
Devon Murray - Floyd County
North Central Iowa
“(This week) is a crucial week,” said Murray. With forecasted temperatures in the 80s, he expects planting will be off...