Iowa Corn & Bean Harvest Moves Ahead Quickly

(Radio Iowa) The corn and bean harvest moved ahead quickly last week.

The USDA report shows the beans in the bin went from 26 percent two weeks to 55 percent last week. The bean harvest had been one day behind the five-year average, but is now nine days ahead of that mark. The amount of corn pulled from the fields more than doubled from 11 percent two weeks ago, to 23 percent this past week. The corn harvest is three days behind average. The corn condition rose slightly to 63 percent good to excellent.