Iowa corn yields take a hit

bad corn

The annual Pro Farmer Crop Tour last week estimated Iowa’s corn yield about 5 bushels per acre lower compared to 2019. 

Corn samples showed an average yield for Iowa at 177.81 bushels per acre, compared to the 2019 estimate of 182.83 bushels per acre.

Soybeans fared slightly better than the 2019 average, estimated at 1146.30 pods per 3 foot by 3 foot square. That was up 40 pods compared to the 2019 estimate of 1106.91 pods, but yield ...

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