Iowa's premier weekly crop reports 9/5/2018

Iowa's Premiere Weekly Crop Reports

Brian Dreith
Brian Dreith
Pocohontas County

Northwest Iowa

Ponds in crop fields are full again after some areas received up to 6 inches of rain, Dreith said Aug. 30. He received about 3 inches of rain, and there was large hail about 8 miles north of his farm. Dairy farms have started chopping corn silage, and everyone else is getting equipment ready. “The beans are starting to get a little color to them, especially on the marginal ground,” he said.

Beth Rachut
Beth Rachut
Mitchell County

North Central Iowa

The colors of the crops are starting to change as the crop heads toward maturity, Rachut said Aug. 30. “There is some yellow corn that didn’t get rescue...

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