06/02/22: Area Happenings & Accomplishments
June 2, 2022
Crops on the rise in Iowa
A few days of welcome rainfall meant Iowa farmers had 4.1 days suitable for fieldwork during the week ending May 29, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service. Fieldwork activities included planting, cutting hay and applying chemicals.
Topsoil moisture conditions rated 1 percent very short, 10 percent short, 80 percent adequate and 9 percent surplus. Subsoil moisture conditions rated 2 percent very short, 18 percent short, 74 percent adequate and 6 percent surplus.
Planting is almost complete, with 94 percent of I...