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.
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...