Iowa's premier weekly crop reports 5/22/19

Iowa's Premiere Weekly Crop Reports


Brian Rosburg
Brian Rosburg
Emmet County

Northwest Iowa

“We’ve been hitting it hard here this week,” Rosburg said May 16. “Everybody at least has something in the ground.” Soil conditions were dry on top, but still very wet below the surface. “There’s enough spots that’ll surprise you that you have to keep the chain out here.” Some corn planted in April still hasn’t emerged due to cool soil temperatures, he said.

Melissa Moretz
Melissa Moretz
Worth County

North Central Iowa

“We’re finishing corn today (May 16) at our place then switch over to beans,” Moretz said. “I think that’s most farmers around here.” She said with a few days of dry weather...

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