Iowa's premier weekly crop reports 5/13/20

Iowa's Premiere Weekly Crop Reports


Brett Peelen
Brett Peelen
O’Brien County

Northwest Iowa

Peelen estimated May 7 that nearly all of the area’s corn acres are planted and about 75% of the beans are already in the ground. “We are starting to see emergence on corn. I can start to row most of our fields now,” he said. About 1 inch of rain has fallen in the past week, and farmers are concerned about the potential for damage from a freeze forecast for May 9.

Scott Anderson
Scott Anderson
Winnebago County

North Central Iowa

Anderson wrapped up soybean planting last week after completing corn be­fore that. He said the ground worked up really well this ...

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