A phone call Thursday for a central Indiana HAT Field Update yielded some observations on Iowa crops too. John Hussey was making his way home from the Farm Progress Show via the Iowa and Illinois countryside, and he has seen a lot of good crops during his trip.
“We do see some crops under stress but not like I thought I would see, and according to what I heard at the show I will see that as we go through southeastern Iowa through Illinois. We will see a lot of stressed crops. But we have not seen the heavy stress yet that we kind of thought we would see.”
Back home in Tipton County the corn and soybeans look good and harvest is a couple of weeks away. Hussey has details in the update:[audio:https://www.hoosieragtoday.com//wp-content/uploads//2012/08/HFU-JH-083012.mp3|titles=John Hussey field update]