Harvest running about a week ahead of normal in Iowa


By Mark Dorenkamp, Brownfield

October 12, 2021


Iowa’s Secretary of Agriculture says unseasonably warm temperatures are helping crops dry down in the field.


Commenting on USDA’s latest weekly crop update, Mike Naig says recent rains are also benefiting farmers by replenishing some subsoil moisture.


Harvest is running more than a week ahead of normal with 56 percent of soybeans and 30 percent of corn...