Iowa's premier weekly crop reports 9/19/2018

Iowa's Premiere Weekly Crop Reports

Brian Dreith
Brian Dreith
Pocohontas County

Northwest Iowa

Harvest has begun in a handful of early-planted corn and soybean fields, but most crops aren’t ready yet, Dreith said Sept. 13. “It’s going to be a later harvest around here,” he said. His hand-shelled corn tested at 24 percent moisture. His earliest soybeans are just starting to turn, and Group 2.3 varieties are still green. Soybean yields should be helped by 2 inches of rain this month.

Beth Rachut
Beth Rachut
Mitchell County

North Central Iowa

Silage choppers were running last week, Rachut said Sept. 13. “The corn is drier than they thought it would be. Corn is turning fast,” she said. Some ...

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