Chet Vander Velde
Snow is melting rapidly, but most fields are still soft on top, Vander Velde said April 26. “Some guys have just started to put fertilizer on the well-drained fields,” he said. “We’re getting some wind, so hopefully that will help dry things out. I think we could start by Monday if it doesn’t rain.” Tile lines are running, but a warm rain would help flush frost out of the soil, he said.
North Central Iowa
“Nothing much is happening here so far. We really just got rid of the snow a few days ago, and fields are still...