ISU’s Taylor sees potential for record yield

U.S. farmers are poised to break a streak of four straight years of below-trend corn yields, Iowa State University Extension Climatologist Elwynn Taylor said last week at the World Pork Expo.

Taylor is projecting the U.S. corn yield at a record 169 bushels per acre based on current conditions and the anticipated arrival of an El Nino weather pattern, which is favorable for crop growth...

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