Crop report

HARDIN COUNTY  – Hardin County Extension’s Darwin Miller seconds the news from just about everywhere in the Corn Belt, saying that planting is slowed to a snails pace in many states, under a never-ending cycle of rains and rains and rains.

Miller said that as usual, you find a split between north and south Hardin County, with the first lagging behind the second in spring fieldwork. Maybe 60 percent or less of the corn crop is in the ground in and around Iowa Falls, while in the south where drainage is more natural, the rate is higher.

Read the full article in the June 4 edition of the Eldora Herald-Ledger.