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Midwest Crop Tour - Day 3
Wed Aug 21, 2013 02:31 PM CDT

GRAND JUNCTION, Iowa (DTN) -- Scouts on one leg of the western crop tour covering a string of central Iowa counties saw a tale of two weather patterns: wet spring, dry summer.

After five stops, corn yields averaged 133.7 bushels per acre with a high of 170.4 in Union County and a low of 78 bpa in Madison County.

In Dallas County, scouts saw corn that had started to fire and showed signs of nitrogen deficiency. A few of the sample ears scouts saw had zippered ears and ...

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