Buena Vista County
“We’re not catching any rain, and I doubt it would help us anymore now,” Sievers said Aug. 27. Silage chopping is wrapped up in the area, and farmers will likely be harvesting corn for grain in a couple of weeks, he said. Early planted soybean fields are starting to change color, Sievers said. The lack of moisture has hurt pod fill, he said.
North Central Iowa
Myers received 0.75 inch of rain last week, but “it didn’t take long to go right back to looking pretty rough,” he said Aug. 27. Myers is starting to...