Crop tour finds strong yields
Pro Farmer released its U.S. crop production estimates for the 2021 growing season last week following the annual Pro Farmer Crop Tour, which sampled crops across seven Corn Belt states. Crop scouts found both corn and soybean yields in Iowa trending above the tour’s three-year average.
Pro Farmer estimated that the 2021 U.S. corn harvest would be 15.16 billion bushels with an average yield of 177 bushels per acre. On beans, the expected harvest is 4.436 billion...
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