Bryce Anderson DTN Ag Meteorologist and DTN Analyst
Fri Oct 9, 2015 01:57 PM CDT

What a difference a year makes. At this time in 2014, Missouri corn and soybean grower were well on their way to a corn crop that averaged 186.0 bushels per acre, and a soybean harvest of 46.5 bushels per acre. This year, corn yield is now to 149.0 bushels per acre in USDA's October 9 production estimate, with soybeans pegged at 41.0 bushels per acre. Missouri's corn production is now estimated at 469.4 million bushels, 25 percent below a year ago, with soybeans at 189.4 million bushels, down 27 percent from 2014.

Some of that yield and production loss is ...

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