Iowa's premier weekly crop reports 8/7/19

Iowa's Premiere Weekly Crop Reports


Brian Rosburg
Brian Rosburg
Emmet County

Northwest Iowa

Most corn in the area has tasseled, including fields planted in June, Rosburg said Aug. 1. “I don’t think we could have gotten much better weather for pollination. We’ve had some pretty cool weather the last 12 days,” he said. Fungicide applications are beginning on corn and soybeans. Soybeans are between R1 and R3 but remain short, with some 30-inch rows still not canopied.

Melissa Moretz
Melissa Moretz
Worth County

North Central Iowa

“Things have been going steady Eddie around here,” Moretz said Aug. 1. A lot of spraying is underway, with fungicide and insecticide being applied. She noted increased aphid pressure this year in...

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