Iowa's premier weekly crop reports 8/17/2016

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

Deb Jesse
Deb Jesse
Buena Vista County

Northwest Iowa

Last week’s rain storms brought relief as soybeans enter the pod setting and filling stage, Jesse said Aug. 11. “We had 1.3 inches overnight and this morning. That’s certainly going to help the beans along,” she said. “We needed this rain. We’ll never turn that down in August.” Some farmers have been spraying fungicides and treating for soybean aphids, she said.

Josh Nelson
Josh Nelson
Wright County

North Central Iowa

“We got some rain and everything looks good here,” Nelson said Aug. 11. Corn is mostly in the late dough stage, and...

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