Harvest delays in the western Corn Belt are the result of a long string of rainy days. When farmers finally got a dry spell, they took advantage of it.
Earlier in the growing season, dry conditions may have taken the top off yields.
AgDay national reporter Betsy Jibben is on the road in western Iowa and scouting conditions with farmers Craig Douglas of Adair, Ia. and Erik Pedersen of Neola, Ia. on the I-80 Harvest Tour 2017.