Wabash County

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Kevin Raber farms near Browns in Wabash County. He is an original Cropwatcher.

We have enjoyed a break from the hot weather and excessive humidity. Good soil moisture and cooler days and nights are great for our cornfields. I have seen very little disease and insect pressure even with good moisture and warm temps. Soybeans are looking better, although some low areas ar…

Another week of abundant rain. In fact, it’s raining as I write this report Thursday evening. The corn looks really good. Low-lying areas of soybean fields are beginning to show signs of excess moisture. Have a good week. 

Warm weather and abundant rainfall have fields and yards looking good for the last of July. I think a lot of farmers are beginning to turn their attention to preparing for harvest. 

Received good rains last week. Heat and humidity have been high, but not excessive so far. Temps this week look to be in the 90s. Fungicide application on corn and soybeans continues. Double-crop soybeans are just about to grow above the wheat straw.