NEWS
Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Fri Aug 9, 2013 07:58 PM CDT

The Monday, August 12 round of USDA reports will add some clarification to the crop outlook scenario in this extremely varied season. Ahead of those numbers, here are some thoughts on potential corn yield impact from the late plantings that we saw in much of the northwestern Corn Belt this year. These comments are from Iowa State University extension agronomist Roger Elmore in a farm magazine article earlier this summer:

Lower yields – Certainly late planting normally reduces corn yields. Based on actual experimental data from 2010 and 2011 and from simulated crop model results across four Iowa ...

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