Corn harvest down to final 5%
November 15, 2022 5:05AM CST
DES MOINES — The corn harvest is heading down the final stretch.
The U.S.D.A. report finds 95% of the corn had been combined by Sunday. That is 8 days ahead of last year and 12 days ahead of the average.
Farmers in northeast and south-central Iowa have the most work left — with more than 10 percent of their corn still in the fields.
The report found the soybean harvest was virtually complete at 97% two weeks ago.
The corn harvest in north-central Iowa is listed as 96% completed