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.
As for the reserve soil moisture levels, DeJong says northwest Iowa could use additional rains.
The ISU crops specialist believes all of the frost has finally thawed within this area.