Harvest Winding Down for Northwest Iowa Farmers

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.



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