Adam Glienke
Adam Glienke - Cherokee County
Northwest Iowa Iowa
Crops and pastures are looking better after 1.3 inches of rain July 4-5, Glienke said. Corn leaves were rolling in the heat, and pastures were burning up before the rain. “This will help us. We were at a breaking point if we didn’t get that rain. All of our reserves were gone.” Post-emergence spraying on soybeans is done. Insect populations surged in hayfields during the dry weather.

Ethan Lambert
Ethan Lambert - Wright County
North Central Iowa
A couple inches of rain last week was timely, said Lambert July 7. “It was much needed as we were getting pretty dry,” he...