FARMERS PONDER REPLANTING CROPS AFTER STORM DAMAGE

FARMERS PONDER REPLANTING CROPS AFTER STORM DAMAGE

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MANY AREA FARMERS ARE CONSIDERING THEIR OPTIONS AS TO WHETHER THEY SHOULD RE-PLANT OR HOPE DAMAGED CROPS CAN SURVIVE FOLLOWING LAST WEEKEND’S HEAVY RAINS AND HAIL,

IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION CROPS SPECIALIST JOEL DEJONG SAYS EITHER WAY WILL PROBABLY MEAN A REDUCTION OF YIELDS:


OC….TYPES OF THINGS. ;19

DEJONG SAYS EACH FARMER MUST EVALUATE THEIR OWN SITUATION IN ORDER TO MAKE THE RIGHT DECISION FOR THEMSELVES.


OC….THE ADJUSTERS. ;19

DEJONG SAYS SOYBEANS CAN BETTER HANDLE SOME DELAYED PLANTING, BUT FARMERS CAN PROBABLY EXPECT REDUCED YIELDS THERE TOO.