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Mother Nature keeps harassing Iowa farmers

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The weather has been the hurdle challenging farmers in Iowa, this year. It looks as though it will not give up until we yell, “UNCLE!” What does this mean for harvest conditions?

This growing season seems to be ending just the way it started… WET! Dr. Charles Hurburgh of Iowa State puts it in perspective.

Hurburgh feels the best thing for farmers, now, would be a bruising frost.

Hurburgh says record yields mean very little if the quality is not there.

Tomorrow, we will get Dr. Hurburgh’s thoughts on what effect weather will have on soybean quality.