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East-central Iowa crops look “beautiful”

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We have been looking at crop conditions around Iowa these past few days. The drought in the south, the windy west and the saturated north. Today we had out to the east and see what is happening.

Audio:  ISU Extension Agronomist Meghan Anderson 

Iowa State University Extension Agronomist Meghan Anderson said the crops in the east central parts of the state are looking good.

Anderson says the crops are not without their issues. They are starting to get their mid-to-late-season problems such as disease and pests.

Moisture has been the common thread throughout the regions of Iowa. There is either too much, or not enough. Anderson says they have been fortunate.