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Drought Conditions Increase in Southern Iowa
Iowa farmers had most of the week to get out into the fields according to the Iowa Crop Progress report, which some spent surveying damage from storms. Most of corn has now silked, 88 percent, 11 days ahead of the five year average. Seven percent of the corn crop is at the dough stage, three days ahead of last year. Conditions are 79 percent good to excellent.