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Iowa Corn: Yield Estimates – Using the Yield Component Method

Iowa Corn: Yield Estimates – Using the Yield Component Method

πŸ‘€By Mark Licht, Iowa State University Extension Specialist 🕔Aug 22, 2017

It’s that time of year when corn yield estimations increase. The USDA NASS objective yield survey came out on August 17. This report indicates the third highest yield on record (behind 2016 and 2015) at 188 bushels per acre. Moderate

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Indiana Corn: Estimating Grain Yield Prior to Harvest – 2 Prediction Methods

Indiana Corn: Estimating Grain Yield Prior to Harvest – 2 Prediction Methods

πŸ‘€By Bob Nielsen, Purdue University Extension Agronomist 🕔Aug 18, 2017

Fancy colored yield maps are fine for verifying grain yields at the end of the harvest season, but bragging rights for the highest corn yields are established earlier than that down at the Main Street Cafe, on the corner of

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Corn Production: Variability in County Yields – 2012 to 2016

Corn Production: Variability in County Yields – 2012 to 2016

πŸ‘€By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois Ag Economist 🕔Aug 2, 2017

Focus soon will turn to 2017 yield estimates as USDA will release their first estimates of national and state yields on August 10th. In preparation for this release, national corn yields from 1972 to 2016 are shown in this article.

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Mississippi Corn: How Can I Estimate Yield?

Mississippi Corn: How Can I Estimate Yield?

πŸ‘€By Erick Larson, Mississippi State University Extension Grain Specialist 🕔Jul 12, 2017

There is a method you can estimate corn yield by thoroughly sampling random ears in a field. It will take some effort and knowledge to accurately represent your field or area, but it can give you a reasonable estimate and

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Corn: Historical Grain Yields for the U.S.

Corn: Historical Grain Yields for the U.S.

πŸ‘€By Bob Nielsen, Purdue University 🕔May 25, 2017

Historical grain yields provide us with a glimpse of yields yet to come, although like the stock markets, past performance is no guarantee of the future. The historical yield data for corn in the U.S. illustrate the positive impact of

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Cornbelt: Changing Trend Yields

Cornbelt: Changing Trend Yields

πŸ‘€By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois 🕔May 4, 2017

Since 2012, many areas in the greater Midwest had county corn and soybean yields that have exceeded trend yields by a large margin. These areas include much of Illinois, southern Wisconsin, eastern Nebraska, Kentucky, southern Indiana, and southern Ohio. On

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Illinois Corn: Revenues Below $700 per Acre Possible in 2017

Illinois Corn: Revenues Below $700 per Acre Possible in 2017

πŸ‘€By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois 🕔Apr 19, 2017

For farmland having an expected corn yield of 190 bushels per acre, a reasonable expectation of 2017 gross revenue is $741 per acre. Obviously, revenue will vary from the $741 expectation depending on price and yield outcomes. In this article,

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2016 Corn and Soybean Yields – A Historical Perspective

2016 Corn and Soybean Yields – A Historical Perspective

πŸ‘€By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois 🕔Mar 15, 2017

The National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) recently released 2016 county yields for both corn and soybeans. In this article, maps are produced showing actual 2016 yields minus 2016 trend yields. Examination of these maps shows areas of above trend and

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Alabama Corn Yield Challenge Conference, Huntsville, Jan. 17

Alabama Corn Yield Challenge Conference, Huntsville, Jan. 17

πŸ‘€From a Press Release 🕔Jan 10, 2017

World record corn yield winner David Hula will be one of the featured speakers on the 2017 Alabama Corn Yield Challenge Conference, set for January 17. The meeting runs from 9 a.m. to noon at the Holiday Inn Research Park,

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Georgia Corn Yield Winner says ‘No Super Sauce’ but He Offers a Few Tips –  DTN

Georgia Corn Yield Winner says ‘No Super Sauce’ but He Offers a Few Tips – DTN

πŸ‘€By Dan Miller Progressive Farmer Senior Editor 🕔Dec 21, 2016

It’s no secret that Randy Dowdy can rock a yield contest. However, this year the Valdosta, Georgia, grower and Dowdy Farms produced two yields in excess of 500 bushels per acre in the 2016 National Corn Yield Contest. Topping the

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