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Warm weather pushes crop maturity

Warm weather pushes crop maturity

Despite a later-planted crop due to wet weather in Iowa, especially in the northern regions, crops in much of the state are ahead of schedule, says State Climatologist Justin Glisan of the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship.

As of early August, the northern tier counties in Iowa were about 4 to 5-nches above average precipitation. “With all that rainfall and relatively warm conditions,...




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