“It looks like some of the corn didn’t like the wet soil, but most of the corn looks good — just a little small,” he said. “Soybeans are emerging and that looks OK so far.”
Up in the northeast corner of the county, Dustin Johnson said he ran tissue samples and is doing some side dressing of nitrogen.
“The recent break in the weather allowed us to finish up some spraying of weeds and the early corn is looking good. We are hopeful to get some hay made this week.”
According to Schmitt, this area seems to be missing the movement of stalk borers which has started in corn fields south of Highway 34.
“They are in the grassy areas and starting to move into nearby cornfields,” he said.