Excessive rain continues to hamper crops in northern Iowa


Excessive rain continues to hamper crops in northern Iowa

Excessive rainfall continues to hamper crops in parts of  northern Iowa.

Cold and wet conditions delayed the planting of crops this spring, and heavy rains in late June have caused more problems.

“A lot of people had 8 to 12 inches for the month of June, and it all came here in the last two-and-a-half weeks. So there’s a lot of ponding and a lot of drown-outs,” says Paul Kassel, Iowa State University Extension agronomist in northwest Iowa.

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