Iowa Farm Bureau on crop outlook following drought, windstorm

The Corn Belt received some much-needed rain over the weekend following a prolonged drought. Producers are now speculating if it is enough to save the crop or if heavy winds brought too much damage.

President of the Iowa Farm Bureau, Craig Hill speaks with RFD-TV’s own Tammi Arender on current conditions, if the rain addressed drought concerns, and if there are any foreseeable ripple effects.

“Some parts of Iowa did receive much-needed rain, but the majority of Iowa is still feeling a lot of crop stress. Probably 40-50 percent of Iowa is still under extreme drought... We’ve got a lot of stress going on here, but some rainfall soon, we could recover. Without it, we may be looking for a number of farms with some disaster,” Hill states.

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