“The heat has been really good for these crops, ” Peelen said June 4. Corn plants are taking off, and some fields are nearly ankle-high already. Soybean plants have a couple leaves out, he said. Stands are good after a nearly perfect planting season, Peelen said. “Everybody is in spraying mode now, trying to catch up on post-emerge applications,” he said.
North Central Iowa
The sun was out in Anderson’s neighborhood June 4. “With this heat and sunshine, the crops are really taking off,” he said. Corn is at V1, while soybeans have produced the first trifoliate. He expects to move on...