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Midwest Crop Tour - Day 4
Thu Aug 21, 2014 08:50 PM CDT

ROCHESTER, Minn. (DTN) -- Scouts went into the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour expecting to see a massive corn crop. Some felt underwhelmed -- they wanted to see a 300 bushel per acre corn yield. But withtop end samples in the 260 to 270 bpa range, it's still likely to be a record.

Richard Guse, a farmer from Greene, Iowa, said he struggled with trying to put this year's crop tour in context until he mentally compared it to what he saw in 2009.

"From that perspective, ...

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