Tim Bruns, agronomy specialist at MaxYield Cooperative in West Bend, compares input decisions for next year to being a race-car crew chief.
IOWA CITY — Some of the biggest fossil discoveries in Iowa have been made by farmers.
The old saying “big crops get bigger” held true this past week when the USDA released its reports about the 2014 crop. Jim Nemitz, a commodity broker with Midwest Strategic Investments based in Cedar Rapids, says historically large crops have increased from the October report to the final re…
MURRAY — Things are just getting started on the harvest in this part of South Central Iowa.
EMERSON — Corn and soybean yields appear to be excellent in Southwest Iowa, and Brady Smith’s farm is no exception.
HAMPTON — The harvest isn’t off to a great start in this part of North Central Iowa, thanks to a cool, wet growing season.
WESTGATE — Eric Smith is just getting started on his harvest, but yields are good.
HARLAN — A tenth of an inch of rain overnight kept Dale Plagmann out of his West Central Iowa fields the morning of Oct. 9.
MAXWELL — It’s not a bumper crop, but it isn’t a bad one, at least not so far for T.J. Coughenour and his dad, Mark.
OLDS — Southeastern Iowa farmer Carl Lund said he was pleasantly surprised by yields brought in this past week after such a wet summer.