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Midwest Crop Tour - Day 3
Pam Smith DTN\Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor
Wed Aug 20, 2014 01:23 PM CDT

ADEL, Iowa (DTN) -- Iowa served up a wet morning reception to scouts on the western leg of the crop tour. Ditches were running with water in the Adel, Iowa, area. Wind and rain had also flattened some beans.

Corn yields in southwest Iowa over nine stops averaged 169.28 bushels per acre on the route carrying DTN's scout. Soybeans averaged 1,282.77 pods over the nine samples. One field of beans exhibited white mold. Grasshoppers were thick in soybean fields in Madison County.

The top yield in the group's corn sampling Wednesday morning was 218.94 bpa and the low was 130.10 bpa. ...

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