Harvest slowly ramps up
It’s the time of year when area crop farmers do a lot of waiting.
“Most of the guys I talk to are getting their equipment ready, watching the fields and waiting for the right moment to get after it,” said Terry Basol, Iowa State University Extension Field Agronomist.
Basol, who works out of the ISU Extension Northeast Iowa Research farm near Nashua, said that although some farmers have already begun to harvest, most northeast Iowa farmers are still a couple weeks away from taking out their corn and soybeans.
For more of this article, see Tuesday's New Hampton Tribune or Thursday's Nashua Reporter.