Agriculture

Ag Informer – Talkin’ Best Beans

Iowa soybeans were rated 2% very poor, 7% poor, 29% fair, 49% good, and 13% excellent by the USDA on Monday.

Soybeans blooming are equal to the five-year average at 97%. Soybeans setting pods jumped up 8% from the week prior to 88%, but remain slightly behind the five-year average of 89%. The Iowa Department of Agriculture (IDALS) reported 2% of soybeans are turning color.

Soybean harvest is about two and a half weeks away, Garrett estimates.

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