Adam Glienke
Adam Glienke - Cherokee County
Northwest Iowa Iowa
“There are crops going in, in a hurry,” Glienke said May 12. He estimated corn at about 75% complete and a “fair amount of beans” planted in his area. The jump in temperatures has been hard on his cattle, which prefer a more gradual transition from cold to hot. Meanwhile, Glienke’s rye cover crop has exploded, creating “more than the momma cows can eat.”

Ethan Lambert
Ethan Lambert - Wright County
North Central Iowa
“There is a lot of corn being planted this week around here,” Lambert said May 12. Following a month of cool and...