Iowa's premier weekly crop reports 8/30/2017

Iowa's Premiere Weekly Crop Reports

Kipp Fehr
Kipp Fehr
Palo Alto County

Northwest Iowa

“It finally rained here over the last two weeks,” Fehr said Aug. 24. The rain, as much as 8 inches in some areas, was probably too late for corn but should help the soybeans, he said. High winds also caused some isolated crop damage, Fehr said. “There is going to be some tangled corn at harvest.” Corn is just starting to show signs of changing color, while beans remain green, he said.  

Brad Feckers
Brad Feckers
Butler County

North Central Iowa

Nearly 1.5 inches in the past few weeks should provide some help to growing soybeans, Feckers said Aug. 24. “The beans have come a long way, but there are still flat pods out there,” Feckers said. “We...

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