Scrolling through their social media feeds, farmers might notice more promising results as analysts kick off day three of the Pro Farmer Crop. Whether it be larger soybean pod numbers or higher corn yield estimates, analysts are sharing what they are seeing in the field as they travel the country this week. Touring parts of Iowa and Illinois, here are what some of these researchers are finding.
Pottawattamie Co., IA - Corn samples have a projected yield of 221 bushels per acre. The beans looked heavily podded but found only 994 pods in 3 x 3 area. Thought they would be better. They were in 20 in. Rows though. Still blooms on stem. #pftour19 pic.twitter.com/OQp4f8eNNi— Betsy Jibben (@BetsyJibben) August 21, 2019
961 pods avg in a 3x3' plot for #soybeans on these four stops in western Iowa. Plant populations are low and number of pods is not the strongest. Plenty of soil moisture though. PLENTY. #pftour19 pic.twitter.com/DjC8gQ5qHF— Karen Braun (@kannbwx) August 21, 2019
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