Field fires were reported again last week in some areas of Iowa with continued dry conditions.
According to the latest crop progress report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, 77-percent of corn in the state is now harvested for grain, which is five days ahead of last year, and nine days ahead of the five year average. 95-percent of northwest Iowa corn has been harvested.
Soybeans harvested statewide reached 94-percent, one week ahead of last year, and ten days ahead of average. Just about all of northwest Iowa soybeans, 99-percent, have been harvested.