Jay Hofland
Jay Hofland - O'Brien County
Northwest Iowa
“Silage choppers were running hard, Hofland said Sept. 7. Crops have started changing color after a couple weeks without rain. “Our beans were nice and green, and then after that last round of 100-degree temperatures, we had some leaves falling. The pods are filling, but I think it’ll take some of the top-end potential off.” Kernel counts suggest good yield potential for corn. ”” ”

Joe Roberts
Joe Roberts - Wright County
North Central Iowa
“The eastern half of Wright County is now in extreme drought. “We’re dry,” Roberts said Sept. 8. Drought conditions have created unevenness in...