Crop conditions remain unchanged despite scattered rain, cooler temperaturesPosted: August 21, 2012
In other words, the only effect of the recent rain is that I had to mow.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture reported Monday that, despite moderating weather conditions, much of Iowa’s crops are still in poor condition.
Iowa’s corn crop is rated 23 percent very poor, 30 percent poor, 32 percent fair, 14 percent good, and 1 percent excellent. Soybean conditions appear slightly better at 14 percent very poor, 23 percent poor, 38 percent fair, 23 percent good, and 2 percent excellent.
For more information, read the full article at The Gazette.