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Midwest Crop Tour - Day 2
Tue Aug 19, 2014 01:17 PM CDT

WATSEKA, Ill. (DTN) -- Corn yields improved as scouts on the eastern leg of the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour moved west from Fishers, Ind., on Tuesday.

Scouts on a route traveling through the north and northwest corner of Indiana and into Illinois calculated an average car yield of 185 bushels per acre after making 11 stops.

"Corn is good, but I was a little disappointed to start with," said Doug Miller, an Iowa farmer and tour veteran. "It's getting better, but we're going through a lot ...

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