Saturday, October 25, 2014
   
Text Size
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 JoomlaWorks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Banner
Banner

Farmers Concerned About Cold Temps On Planted Seed

Farmers Concerned About Cold Temperatures With Planted Seed

(Le Mars) -- Farmers have been thankful for the rains of the last few days, but along with the rains have been some colder than normal temperatures, and farmers who have planted corn are wondering if the seed can withstand the colder soil temps.  Iowa State University Extension crops specialist Joel DeJong believes most of the planted corn will survive.

Listen to

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

As for the reserve soil moisture levels, DeJong says northwest Iowa could use additional rains.

Listen to

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

The ISU crops specialist believes all of the frost has finally thawed within this area.

Listen to

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

 

Copyright 2010, Powell Broadcasting, Website developed by iCast Interactive