Lower Corn and Soybean Yields in Pro Farmer Tour

August 29, 2011

Pro Farmer yield estimates in corn and soybeans are down sharply from normal in the key Midwest growing areas, due to drought and heat stress.  The projected corn yield at 147.9 bushels per acre would be much worse than the USDA August 1 estimate 153 bushels per acre.

 Indeed, the new-crop yield would be the lowest since 2002 as a percent below trend, down 7.2%.  Subscribers continue to full story...


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