Chris Ten Napel
“The first planted beans are starting to get some color,” Ten Napel said Sept. 5. “Corn is in the half-milkline to early dent stage. Guys will probably start chopping next week.” Soybean aphid pressure was fairly heavy, and white mold is starting to creep into some fields. Soil moisture remains good after 0.65 inch of rain the previous weekend.
North Central Iowa
“It’s beginning to feel like fall up here,” Charlson said Sept 5. “Beans are just starting to show a change of color, and there is some firing in the corn.” He also noted some cornfields look like...