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Midwest Crop Tour - Day 2
Katie Micik DTN Markets Editor
Tue Aug 20, 2013 03:07 PM CDT

NEBRASKA CITY, Neb. (DTN) -- Scouts on a western route of the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour saw a corn crop that looked better from the road than it did from inside the fields.

"The crop looks just OK," Minnesota farmer Charlie Johnson said. "I expected it to be a lot better than this, like being on the outside looking in."

The car's overall corn average after 10 estimates came in at 167.7 bushels per acre, with their three irrigated counts averaging 204.1 bpa and dryland estimates averaging 152.2 bpa. The highest estimate, an irrigated field in Polk County, came ...

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