Emily Boettcher
Emily Boettcher - Dickinson County
Northwest Iowa
Boettcher’s farm got almost 5 inches of rain over three days last week. “Everyone was pretty tickled to see the rain … We should have plenty of water going into tasseling,” she said July 14. Boettcher lost around 3 to 4 acres of soybeans to ponding but decided not to replant this late in the season. Soybean rows have closed and are starting to flower.

Devon Murray
Devon Murray - Floyd County
North Central Iowa
“We’re going to have quite a few tassels out (this) week,” Murray said July 14. “The heat has been nice ... We’d sure...