Iowa's premier weekly crop reports 5/12/21

Iowa's Premiere Weekly Crop Reports


Ross Kooiker
Ross Kooiker
Lyon County

Northwest Iowa

Corn planting is 90% to 95% complete in the area, Kooiker estimated May 6. “Bean planting could be approaching half done,” he added. Most farmers are caught up on spraying. Kooiker received a couple small showers totaling about one-half inch, but the rain was very spotty. “I would say we’ve got decent soil moisture for getting a crop going but there’s not much in the subsoil,” he said.

Paul Brozik
Paul Brozik
Hancock County

North Central Iowa

“Everybody has been going hot and heavy on planting,” Brozik said May 6. He said a few farms have wrapped up...

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