Jay Hofland
Jay Hofland - O'Brien County
Northwest Iowa
“Crops are in good shape after 4.3 inches of rain last week, Hofland said Aug. 10. “We were needing rain with the high demand of filling corn and setting pods. Nothing ran off. It all soaked in.” Tonnage on third-cutting hay was just as good as the second cutting, which was a nice surprise. Pest pressure remains light. “It’s the first year in a long time we haven’t had to spray for aphids.”” ”

Joe Roberts
Joe Roberts - Wright County
North Central Iowa
“Could have used some more rain,” Roberts said Aug. 10. “We...