Corn, soybeans getting thirsty
By: Jeff Caldwell
Though it's far from the worst spot in the Corn Belt, the crops in south-central Iowa are showing signs of…
It's hot and dry for a lot of farmers from the Plains to the eastern Corn Belt. With a few exceptions where substantial rain's fallen lately, a lot of farmers' crops are hurting for a drink. While the area's not as rough as some, the corn and soybeans in parts of south-central Iowa could definitely use a drink. Here's what I found on a recent trip through a couple of counties in that area.