Rain in Iowa Adds to Ongoing Delays in Planting and Growing

These Cornbelt Ag pictures and commentary are from our ongoing contributor BW in Iowa-

"Some more pictures in the wet weather. Is raining heavily so pictures are not very good."

“Some more pictures in the wet weather.
Is raining heavily so pictures are not very good.”

"The 8 wheel drive articulated tractor is buried on top of a hill.  South of Webb, IA"

“The 8 wheel drive articulated tractor is buried on top of a hill. South of Webb, IA”

The planter is ready to go, and the rain keeps coming.  Some say less than 50% of the beans are planted. South of Webb, IA

“The planter is ready to go, and the rain keeps coming. Some say
less than 50% of the beans are planted. South of Webb, IA”

Lakes don't grow much corn.

“Lakes don’t grow much corn.”

Ongoing rains hinder planting and stunt emergence of crops in Northern Iowa.

Ongoing rains hinder planting and stunt emergence of crops in Northern Iowa.

Fields left unplanted from the late Winter weather still remain unplanted, Marathon, IA

Fields left unplanted from the late Winter weather, Marathon, IA

Ethanol plant in Albert City that consumes roughly all corn raised in the area

“Ethanol plant in Albert City that consumes roughly all corn raised in the area”

Posted in AskThePlant Blog, Cornbelt Ag.