Boots In The Field: Mother Nature Takes A Swipe At Iowa Bean Crop

September 6, 2018 09:47 AM
 
Soybeans in east-central Iowa are about 10 to 15 days maturity-wise behind the crop in Illinois this season, according to Ken Ferrie, Farm Journal Field Agronomist and owner of Crop-Tech Consulting.

Soybeans in east-central Iowa are about 10 to 15 days maturity-wise behind the crop in Illinois this season, according to Ken Ferrie, Farm Journal Field Agronomist and owner of Crop-Tech Consulting.

 

“The soybeans look average there, and fields have a lot of sudden death syndrome (SDS),” Ferrie reports.

 

Further north, in corn, Ferries say rain has taken a toll on even the best nitrogen programs.

 

Listen here for Ferrie’s complete report.

 

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