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Northwest Iowa counties lead record-breaking year

Northwest Iowa counties lead record-breaking year

More than one-half of Iowa’s 99 counties had a record corn yield in 2015, with average yields in 22 counties surpassing 200 bushels per acre, according to the National Agriculture Statistics Service (NASS) county yield report issued in late February.

To determine county level numbers, NASS collected information from 6,100 farmers during December and January to supplement data collected from 3,000 Iowa ...




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