Palo Alto County
Rain chances that look promising on radar continue to fade before they reach the area, Hoffman said June 24. The dry conditions are causing corn to curl, even in fields that don’t normally show stress, he said. Cattle feeders are starting to worry about having enough hay, and Hoffman said one of his neighbors is starting to haul water to cattle.
North Central Iowa
“Right around the Shell Rock area, we keep missing this rain,” Reints said June 24. He estimates his farm received about 0.3 inch of rain last week. “We’re really dry....