NEWS
Midsummer Weather Outlook - 2
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Thu Jun 27, 2013 06:23 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- There are fewer than 100 days remaining in the typical northern Iowa row-crop season -- just over three months for soybeans to reach vegetative maturity, bloom, set pods, and fill pods before the first frost. To quote a classic country music song by Jerry Reed, "We've got a long way to go and a short time to get there."

That's the issue. Just 51% of the soybeans in the north-central Iowa crop district are even emerged, according to the June 24 Iowa state crop report. That's close to one month behind the average timeline. The situation is ...

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