Iowa's premier weekly crop reports 8/31/2016

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

Deb Jesse
Deb Jesse
Buena Vista County

Northwest Iowa

Crops are looking good after a little more than an inch of rain and cooler weather, Jesse said Aug. 25. “With this rain and weather, I think we’re going to have a really good bean crop,” she said. Corn also seems to be filling out ears with nice, deep kernels in the fields she scouted. However, there are some fields where the tops of corn plants are turning yellow prematurely, she noted.

Josh Nelson
Josh Nelson
Wright County

North Central Iowa

Crops look good and are maturing, but some problems are starting to show up in both corn and soybeans fields, Nelson said Aug. 25. “We’ve got nice big corn ears, but I am noticing some tip-back,” he said. “It’s not every ...

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