Chris Ten Napel
Ten Napel said he was able to finish all of his pre-plant spraying, but planting activity is still limited. “I’d say 10% to 15% of corn got put in the ground. Guys with two planters put in a few beans too,” he said May 9. He had about an inch of rain last week, but said planters will roll hard this week if the forecast for favorable weather holds. “Last year, we finished planting corn on May 15-17,” he noted.
North Central Iowa
“We are in the midst of a stop-and-start spring,” Charlson said on May 9. “The mad dash toward the finish line...