About 14% of Iowa’s corn crop has reached maturity, with 60% of the acres rated good to wonderful regardless of dry situations in some elements of the state.
The weekly crop report issued Tuesday by state and federal agriculture officers stated crop harm was reported within the Northeast and west-central elements of Iowa as a consequence of heavy rain, hail and robust winds.
Additionally, state officers reported maturity in soybean fields was forward of regular with 61% of the bean crop rated good to wonderful.
General, topsoil moisture ranges throughout Iowa had been rated 34% brief to very brief, with 63% enough and three% surplus. Subsoil moisture ranges rated 16% very brief, 37% brief and 47% enough to surplus.
In keeping with State Climatologist Justin Glisan, Iowa’s common precipitation complete was above regular for the second consecutive week. The wettest situations had been in western Iowa, and a number of rounds of showers and thunderstorms helped ease some drought situations.
Weekly precipitation totals ranged from a 3rd of an inch in Lee County to three.89 inches close to New Market in Taylor County. The statewide weekly common precipitation was 1.42 inches whereas the traditional is nine-tenths of an inch.
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