USDA: Iowa Well Behind Average Harvesting Soybeans

Northwest Iowa — According to the latest Iowa Crop Progress and Condition Report issued by the USDA, since they started keeping records, Iowa farmers have never been this behind on harvesting soybeans. A big part of that is all the excess moisture we’ve received. Read more

Funding Available For Cover Crops, Other Practices

Northwest Iowa — If you are a farmer or landowner and you’re interested in reducing soil erosion, improving soil health and water quality, creating or protecting wildlife habitat, and treating other resource concerns, you have until Friday, October 19th to be considered for EQIP. Actually, signup is continuous, but Friday is the last day for this “batch.” Read more