Iowa's premier weekly crop reports 5/17/2017
Palo Alto County
“We’ve had only spotty rains here, so we’re making good progress,” Fehr said May 11. Many farmers are wrapping up soybean planting and applications of pre-emerge herbicide, while others are still planting corn, he said. “It’s kind of all over the board here.” Early planted corn fields are starting to emerge and should start taking off as the temperatures warm up, Fehr said.
North Central Iowa
About one-half inch of rain delayed planting in Feckers’ area last week, though he had 90 percent of his corn planted and more than 50 percent of his...
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