2017 Farm Journal Midwest Crop Tour Results: Minnesota

Following are final Farm Journal Midwest Crop Tour results from Minnesota:

Minnesota Corn
2017 District
Ear Count in 60 ft of Row
Grain Length
(inches)
Kernel Rows Around
Row Spacing
(inches)
Yield
(per bu.)
Samples
MN4
94.00
6.72
15.44
27.00
181.55
6
MN5
87.40
6.15
16.79
26.00
175.14
5
MN7
101.67
6.72
16.22
28.71
193.02
51
MN8
103.73
6.70
15.96
29.12
190.51
100
MN9
103.92
6.70
16.02
28.78
194.99
49
Minn. Average
102.61
6.69
16.04
28.81
191.54
211
3-year avg. by district
Ear Count in 60 ft of Row
Grain Length
(inches)
Kernel Rows Around
Row Spacing
(inches)
Yield
(per bu.)
Samples
MN 4
98.92
6.78
15.52
28.80
180.56
5
MN 5
97.43
6.50
16.11
27.53
185.11
8
MN 7
99.81
6.75
15.79
29.02
182.49
45
MN 8
102.58
6.51
15.83
29.34
180.09
98
MN 9
103.13
6.58
15.90
29.63
182.12
43
MN Average
101.75
6.59
15.83
29.21
181.32
199

 

Minnesota Soybeans
2017 District
Pod Count in
3 feet
Soil Moisture
Growth Stage
Row Spacing
(inches)
Pod Count in
3 X 3 Square
Samples
MN4
591.80
5.00
5.00
30.00
710.16
1
MN5
650.00
4.00
5.00
28.00
833.76
5
MN7
663.40
4.69
4.96
27.39
898.96
51
MN8
786.61
4.89
4.98
26.70
1074.75
98
MN9
781.66
4.22
5.00
26.63
1061.64
49
Minn. Average
750.32
4.66
4.98
26.91
1019.96
204
3-year avg. by district
Pod Count in
3 feet
Soil Moisture
Growth Stage
Row Spacing
(inches)
Pod Count in
3 X 3 Square
Samples
MN 4
400.00*
5.00*
5.00*
18.50*
753.82*
1*
MN 5
728.60
5.08
4.78
26.56
1016.27
5
MN 7
718.89
4.89
4.88
25.31
1054.29
43
MN 8
790.75
4.82
4.89
27.54
1096.19
97
MN 9
745.29
4.67
4.89
25.08
1107.57
42
MN Average
760.83
4.81
4.89
25.90
1086.12
187
* 14-15 2-yr avg.

 


 

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