Even after rain, Iowa farmers remain ahead of harvest schedule


Iowa growers made progress last week harvesting corn and soybeans despite rain at the end of the week.

According to the latest crop progress report from USDA, 19 percent of corn has harvested, nearly a week ahead of the 5-year average.  Corn condition is rated at 60 percent good-to-excellent.

Twenty percent of soybeans were harvested last week with 40 percent of the total crop in – 10 days ahead of the five-year average. Soybean condition is rated at 64 percent good-to-excellent.