Iowa's premier weekly crop reports 5/17/2017

Iowa's Premiere Weekly Crop Reports

Kipp Fehr
Kipp Fehr
Palo Alto County

Northwest Iowa

“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. 

Brad Feckers
Brad Feckers
Butler County

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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