NEWS
Corn Counts
Dan Davidson DTN Contributing Agronomist
Thu Aug 8, 2013 09:11 AM CDT

Next Monday at 11 a.m. Central Daylight Time, USDA will release corn yield estimates that include objective yield estimates. In a couple of weeks, crop scouts will begin canvassing the Midwest Corn Belt to pull corn yield samples. Prevented planting and delayed planting in some of our most productive corn areas has left a big question mark regarding potential yields for 2013.

While harvest in Southern regions is nearing, there's no question that corn development is lagging this year in parts of the Midwest. Some corn has yet to pollinate. In many areas, rain has been much more adequate than ...

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