Iowa's premier weekly crop reports 6/29/2016

Crop Reports

Deb Jesse
Deb Jesse
Buena Vista County

Northwest Iowa

Corn is starting to even out after a slow start, spurred on by last week’s hot weather, Jesse said June 23. “Everybody is getting their side-dressing and spraying done,” she said. Rainfall has dried up after a wet spring that delayed planting. Soybean growth looks slow, and oat yields are expected to be below average, she said. “We’re getting thirsty. It’s time for a rain.”

Josh Nelson
Josh Nelson
Wright County

North Central Iowa

Most of the Nelson’s corn last week was in the V10 stage. Eight-tenths inch of rain helped get some moisture to the crops, but there was noticeable weed pressure, Nelson said June 23. Narrow-row soybeans were close ...

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