Palo Alto County
Overall, crops are looking good, but there a few signs of stress from the drier conditions, Fehr said June 8. “You can see a little bit of stress on sandier soils, and late-planted beans look like they could use a drink,” he said. With hot, dry weather in the forecast, Fehr was gearing up to start his irrigation system. Corn is about knee-high, Fehr said, and he’s completed side-dressing fertilizer.
North Central Iowa
“We’re awfully dry,” Feckers said June 9. While the heat was good for crop growth, the area could use some rain. Early-planted corn plants were knee high; soybeans have emerged....