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Most of Corn Crop in Excellent or Good Condition

Posted: Thursday, August 14th, 2014 at 6:21 am
Author: Sally Y. Hart - KCII News

Nearly all of the corn in Southeast Iowa is silking and 53 percent is in or past the dough stage. At this time 25 percent of corn in Iowa is in excellent condition, with 51 percent good and 17 percent fair. Across the state, corn is two weeks ahead of last year and one week ahead of the five-year average.

Also, topsoil moisture is 71 percent adequate and subsoil moisture is 76 percent adequate.