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rain

It must be raining in iowa.............. awfully quiet.

 

Nothing else counts.................................

 

 

 

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Senior Advisor

Re: rain

Damage already done on many acres
Heat is pounding those wiTh and without rain
Perfect weather from here on out is an average crop at best.
Rain seems to be a story of have and have nots still

Senior Contributor

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You are correct.  Some dry spots of Iowa had a surprise (20%) rain last night including here on the farm.  Too much red on the radar screen for the markets to get excited.  They are very cautious.  

  

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Veteran Advisor

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At 1 pm, temp 102, winds in upper 20's

Dtn forecast shows
Saturday 0.22 rain
Sunday 0.08
Monday 0.06
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Veteran Advisor

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Got 0.40 a couple of days ago, 0.75 last night.

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Honored Advisor

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We got 1" Wed night and it`s been raining all day today, afraid rally is over, everyone back on your heads.   Smiley Sad 

 

 

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Senior Advisor

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Just looked a precip amounts in IA

Except for NE corner amounts are widely variable with a few that got a decent drink. The rest got a few days relief and many got non

Far from a crop making rain
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Veteran Advisor

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as of a few minutes ago

 

temp 112

heat index 118

winds 24 gust to 32 mph

 

updated dtn wx forecast

 

Saturday   0.06 rain

Sunday 0.08 rain

Monday 0.06

 

blast furnace out

 

saw one field of corn DOA....plants are tan/white and dry

talked to insurance agent.....the phone is ringing off the hook...and adjusters are running around......the only corn for grain will be the irrigated,

most, if not all, dryland will be chopped.

 

kids, this aint funny anymore

 

 

 

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BA how is that ankle bittin corn of yours coming along?
haven't had any measurable amount rain here since the 6th of July. what I've checked has pollinated ok..
need a good soaker for fill pretty quick...
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Honored Advisor

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Hey KY TOBdirt,  I took this picture the other day when the only moisture was the dew on the tires.   Smiley Happy

 

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