1040 WHO Radio plot at Beau and Nick Dawes’ Farm: July 30, 2012

A sure sign that we need rain… Is that a new fault line?

Nick and Beau Dawes WHO corn and soybean plots near Adel, Iowa, are maturing very well despite the slight 0.2” rain received so far in July.  Corn is at growth stage R2 to R3.  Due to the extreme heat and lack of mositure kernel abortion is occurring in all hybrids.  The average high temperature in July, thus far is 96º and average low only reaching 73º. Soybeans are at R2 to R3 growth stage.  There is no severe weed or disease pressure at this time.

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