Corn: Do Poor Springs Followed by Positive Summers Explain Late Planting, Yield Puzzle? May 21, 2022

🕔May 21, 2022
In a recent farmdoc daily article, corn planting date results from agronomic field trials in Illinois were compared to state-level estimates of late planting impacts.  The field trials indicated that the […]

Corn: Farmers Can Close the Yield Gap Banding Dry Fertilizer – DTN Mar 25, 2022

🕔Mar 25, 2022
 Banding dry fertilizer prior to planting corn, or possibly in-season, can help farmers get the most out of costly nutrients and boost yields. Fred Below, a professor of crop physiology […]

Corn: Climate, Agronomics Boost Yields – DTN Jan 26, 2022

🕔Jan 26, 2022
Climate trends and agronomic improvements were the overwhelming factors leading to higher corn yields on farmland in Nebraska from 2005 to 2018, while improvements in genetic traits accounted for a […]

Corn Yields: Comparing Brazil, Argentina, and the U.S. Jan 14, 2022

🕔Jan 14, 2022
Safrinha corn is Brazil’s 2nd corn crop, planted right after the soybean harvest, typically in January and February, mainly in the Midwest and Center-South of Brazil. Initially smaller than the 1st crop, […]

Virginia Farmer Wins National Corn Yield Contest with 602bpa – DTN Dec 15, 2021

🕔Dec 15, 2021
Corn yields surpassing 600 bushels per acre (bpa) used to be unthinkable. For David Hula, they’re becoming routine. With a no-till, irrigated field of Pioneer’s P1222YHR hitting 602.17 bushels per […]

Corn, Soybeans: Sept. Yield Checks – Following Up on the Digital Yield Tour – DTN Sep 21, 2021

🕔Sep 21, 2021
National yield estimates are the epitome of averages, especially in a year like this one with devasting drought in one region of the Corn Belt and blissful bounty in others. […]

Corn, Soybeans: Digital Yield Tour Estimates Barely Budge a Month Later – DTN Sep 17, 2021

🕔Sep 17, 2021
Gro Intelligence’s national corn and soybean yield models barely budged in the month following the DTN Digital Yield Tour, with each dropping by only 0.1 bushel per acre. USDA’s estimates […]

Indiana Corn: USDA Crop Report Predicts State Record Yield Aug 13, 2021

🕔Aug 13, 2021
The USDA recently released their first monthly crop report on August 12, which includes crop production data for the U.S., including estimates for 2021 area harvested, yield, and total production. […]

Corn: Estimating Grain Yield Prior to Harvest Aug 12, 2021

🕔Aug 12, 2021
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 […]

Corn, Soybeans: Farmer Digital Yield Tour Begins Aug. 9 – DTN Aug 2, 2021

🕔Aug 2, 2021
Once August rolls around, farmers have a pretty good sense of yield potential in their corn and soybean fields, but it’s much more difficult for them to determine what county, […]

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