Whether it's too much rain or perfectly timed rain, many fields are flooded or too wet to continue planting in many parts of Iowa. Delayed and preventative planting crop insurance dates are fast approaching with an unfavorable weather forecast. Decisions surrounding your delayed and prevented planting provision need to involve a conversation with your crop insurance provider. There is a nice article available on the Ag Decision Maker website that talks about the insurance provision implications. Additionally, there is are articles addressing Late Corn Planting Options and Late Soybean Planting Options; these articles discuss late planted yield potential. Each choice has practical and economic implications; approach this decision with caution and armed with good information.
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Licht, Mark A.; Ramirez-Ramirez, Hugo; Lang, Brian J.; Saeugling, Aaron; and Lippolis, Katana, "Cover Crop Options with Prevented Planting Fields" (2019). Integrated Crop Management News. 2564.
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