Buena Vista County
“We could use a rain. We just got a few sprinkles here, and bigger rains have been hard to come by," Sievers said July 16. Cornfields still look good and have tasseled, he said. Many farmers are having fungicides applied on corn, Sievers said. Soybean fields also look good, but will need more rain in the coming weeks as they start to set pods, he said.
North Central Iowa
Recent rains have missed Myers’ farm. “One day last week, we got a sprinkle, while just north of us got 2.5 inches,” he said July 16....