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Iowa corn harvest reaches 97%

Iowa farmers are finishing harvest. USDA’s latest weekly crop report shows corn 97 percent harvested as of Sunday, with moisture content averaging 16 percent. Cold temperatures and snow did limit fieldwork as farmers conclude applying soil amendments like anhydrous, manure, and lime. ...

First corn in Iowa reaches maturity

Some Iowa field corn has reached maturity. The latest crop report from USDA says one percent is mature, with 30 percent in the dent stage.  That’s five days behind last year and a day off the five-year pace. Corn rated good to excellent stayed at 66... Read More.