Nancy Friesen sat nervously at the controls of a giant John Deere combine that made the corn stalks look like match sticks.
A wet spring put some farmers in the behind schedule and even forced some to replant their crops. Data on how the harvest is progressing in each of the Tri-States is harder to come by than usual.
The USDA has issued a report of saying despite a soggy planting season, farmers will still break records this year.
The extremely wet spring southeast Iowa is experiencing could hurt local corn production.
The rainfall from Hurricane Isaac is both good and bad news for southeast Iowa farmers.