Spring planting falling farther behind in Iowa


The latest Iowa Crop Report from the USDA shows that as of Sunday, 57 percent of Iowa’s expected corn crop had been planted, 1 week behind last year and 5 days behind the 5 year average.

26 percent of the corn crop has emerged.

Iowa’s farmers have planted 39 percent of the expected soybean crop, 1 week behind last year and 4 days behind normal.

13 percent of the soybean crop has emerged.

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