Iowa's premier weekly crop reports 8/10/2016

Iowa's premier weekly crop reports as seen in the Iowa Farm Bureau Spokesman.

Gary Twedt
Gary Twedt
Lyon County

Northwest Iowa

“It can’t seem to rain here,” Twedt said Aug. 4. “It’s become more spotty, so a few places are getting rain but the very western edge of Lyon County is dry.” He had less than an inch of rain since July 7 and just under 2 inches since June 20. “We should be chopping silage soon on our light ground,” he said. “Our good ground still has potential if we could catch a rain.” He sprayed for soybean aphids. Leaf diseases are minimal.

Laura Cunningham
Laura Cunningham
Floyd County

North Central Iowa

Corn fields are progressing very well, and yield...

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