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Iowa's premier weekly crop reports 8/22/2018

Iowa's Premiere Weekly Crop Reports

Brian Dreith
Brian Dreith
Pocohontas County

Northwest Iowa

“We got about an inch of rain this morning,” Dreith said Aug. 16. “It’ll help the beans a lot. They’re full of pods.” Corn maturity is variable depending on planting conditions and nitrogen loss from excessive early-season rains. “There’s not a lot of uniformity. The field across the road looks pretty green. Down the road, it looks like it’s really changing.” Insect pressure is light.

Beth Rachut
Beth Rachut
Mitchell County

North Central Iowa

“Things look pretty good. We are actually getting a little dry in...




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