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A Corn Year to Remember
Dan Davidson DTN Contributing Agronomist
Mon Nov 25, 2013 04:10 PM CST

Yields of 190 to 210 bushels per acre describe the average corn production this year in my home region of northeast Nebraska. Yield monitor readings jumped from 150 to 250 bushels, so there were bad spots in the field. Those 250 bushel readings make you dream of the possibilities, but the truth is, we still tend to think a good dryland corn yield is 150 to 160 bushels and hope for 170 to 180.

We can look backward and see how the weather we experienced this past summer helped push the yield envelope. We received nearly an inch of rain ...

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