Latham Hi-Tech Seeds Regional Sales Manager Kevin Meyer planted a corn and soybean plot at the farm of Tony, Alex and Jeremy Doolaard near Steamboat Rock, Iowa. Corn was planted on April 24 and is currently at V8-V9 stage. It has been side-dressed with nitrogen. Weed pressure is low, and there is no disease or insect pressure at this time.
Soybeans were planted on May 7 into good soil moisture. Stands are looking great and have been sprayed with herbicide. The area is 137.5 heat units above average from the historical average. Total rainfall since April 1 is 7.23”.