Buena Vista County
“We got an inch of rain, which is going help some, but it's not enough," Sievers said Aug. 13. Corn leaves are firing on lighter and sandier soils and most fields appear to be losing yield potential, he said. "What we thought was there isn't there anymore," Sievers said. Soybeans are holding on, but need a rain to keep from aborting pods, he said.
North Central Iowa
Myers received just short of one inch of rain last week, he said Aug. 13. “We’re still looking good here. Very thankful we didn’t get the winds (last Monday). Plus, the...