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
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.
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
as of a few minutes ago
heat index 118
winds 24 gust to 32 mph
updated dtn wx forecast
Saturday 0.06 rain
Sunday 0.08 rain
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
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...