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Corn: Historical Grain Yields for the U.S.

Corn: Historical Grain Yields for the U.S.

👤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

👤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

👤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

👤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

👤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

👤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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Brazilian Corn: 1st and 2nd Crop Yield Risks – Historical Trend Deviations

Brazilian Corn: 1st and 2nd Crop Yield Risks – Historical Trend Deviations

👤By Todd Hubbs, Darrel Good, and Scott Irwin, University of Illinois 🕔Dec 14, 2016

We recently began a series of articles to evaluate the history of corn and soybean yields and deviations from trend yield in Brazil and Argentina. The objective of the yield analysis is to provide a basis for forming expectations about

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South American Corn Yield Risks: Estimating the Yield Trend

South American Corn Yield Risks: Estimating the Yield Trend

👤By Darrel Good, Todd Hubbs, and Scott Irwin, University of Illinois, farmdocDaily 🕔Nov 11, 2016

In the farmdoc daily article of November 2, 2016, we started a series of articles that evaluate the history of corn and soybean yields and deviations from trend yield in Brazil and Argentina. The objective of the yield analysis is

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South American Corn and Soybean Yields: What Does Data Tell Us?

South American Corn and Soybean Yields: What Does Data Tell Us?

👤By Darrel Good, Todd Hubbs, and Scott Irwin, University of Illinois 🕔Nov 3, 2016

We have extensively analyzed the history of U.S. corn and soybean yields and deviations from trend yield as a basis for evaluating annual yield risk in the U.S. Examples include the farmdoc daily articles of February 26, 2015 and March

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Illinois: High Yields Lead to Possible Low Crop Insurance Payments

Illinois: High Yields Lead to Possible Low Crop Insurance Payments

👤By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois 🕔Nov 2, 2016

Harvest prices used to determine crop insurance payments for corn and soybeans policies in Midwest states are based on settlement prices of Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) during the month of October. October has come to an end, and 2016 harvest

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