After six stops in south-central Iowa Thursday morning, scouts' corn samples on one route of the eastern leg of the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour were averaging 196 bushels per acre. Meanwhile, eight corn fields sampled Thursday morning on the tour's western leg in southwestern Minnesota averaged 177.5 bpa.
The Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour estimates a U.S. corn yield of 170.2
bushels per acre and a soybean yield of 49.3 bpa.
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After three years of losses, growers need cash rent concessions to
shrink their 2017 operating costs.
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Mycogen Seeds is changing its pricing strategy in 2017, as smaller
companies trim their portfolio, and most larger companies stay the course.
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The Federal Aviation Administration's release of a new drone rule
Aug. 29 is expected to open the door for more use of unmanned aerial systems on
See DTN Ag News. 7^Drone Rule Opens Ag Potential...
Multiple tornadoes ripped across the Eastern Corn Belt Wednesday
afternoon and evening, causing damage to towns, farm structures and crops. The
scope of the damage has yet to be determined.
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