Dismal weather conditions with heavy rain and cooler days prevented many Siouxland farmers from finishing their planting this season.
Siouxland Public Media reports it’s a critical time for producers to get into the fields.
“It’s 22.5 acres and about 5 areas under water.”
Mark Held stands by his farmland two miles south of Hinton, along Highway 75 in Plymouth County, Iowa.
You can’t miss it. Instead of dry land it looks like water-front property.
“We have one field south of Hinton here. We call it the pond.”