Shane Hammen
Shane Hammen - Pocahontas County
Northwest Iowa
Farmers in Hammen’s area have been “working around the wet spots,” he said June 7, planting soybeans and replanting both corn and soybeans in fields that were washed out or ponded in May. “The side hills are still really wet,” Hammen said, making field work slow. “Years like this are challenging because you get everything thrown at you all at once,” he said. 

Jacob West
Jacob West - Winnebago County
North Central Iowa
With most planting in the area wrapped up, farmers have turned their attention to herbicide application and side-dressing nitrogen, West...