Iowa's premier weekly crop reports 6/14/2017

Iowa's Premiere Weekly Crop Reports

Kipp Fehr
Kipp Fehr
Palo Alto County

Northwest Iowa

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. 

Brad Feckers
Brad Feckers
Butler County

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....

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