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USDA Crop Report

November 04, 2019 5:21pm

There were four-point-four days suitable for farm work last week in Iowa, according to the latest USDA Crop Report. There were four-point nine days suitable for fieldwork in northwest Iowa.

The report shows 43-percent of the corn crop statewide has been harvested --- up from 26-percent last week. 46-percent of corn has been harvested in northwest Iowa. The corn harvest is still eight days behind last year, and 11 days behind the five-year average.

80-percent of the soybean crop is now out of the fields -- that compares to 66-percent last week. 92-percent of soybeans in northwest Iowa have been harvested. The bean harvest is three days behind last year, and one week behind the five-year average.