Buena Vista County
After several good planting days, farmers in the area are close to finishing corn planting and making good progress on soybeans, Sievers said April 30. “I’d say 95% of the corn and maybe 50% of the soybeans are already in the ground,” he said. “It’s crazy to think of how fast we are going.” While subsoil moisture is good, the topsoil could use a rain, Sievers said.
North Central Iowa
“I’d say 90% of everybody are done already,” Myers said April 30 from the cab of his planter. “Driving around, you don’t see many fields that aren’t...