Chris Ten Napel
Farmers made a big push early last week to get 80% to 95% of their corn planted, Ten Napel said May 23. “We had a three-day stretch where guys were going almost 24 hours a day,” he said. “You could see a lot of headlights out there at 3 a.m.” Soil conditions were dry on top but remain wet underneath the surface after frequent rains. Corn planted in late April is finally spiking through.
North Central Iowa
“We’re still in the middle of this stop and go spring,” Charlson said May 23. He noted a majority of the corn is planted in his area ...