Iowa's premier weekly crop reports 9/12/2018

Iowa's Premiere Weekly Crop Reports

Chet Vander Velde
Chet Vander Velde
O’Brien County

Northwest Iowa

Some early soybeans could be ready to harvest next week, but other fields are still pretty green, Vander Velde said Sept. 6. “Some corn is black-layered, and some is not quite yet,” he said. “We’re getting some ear worms in poor spots.” There is also a little gray leaf spot and common rust showing up, he said. Fields are wet after more than 3 inches of rain last week.

Joel Zeman
Joel Zeman
Humboldt County

North Central Iowa

“Corn stalk integrity is starting to be our biggest concern now,” Zeman said Sept. 6 after 4 inches of rain fell in the area. Wet...

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