This week Indigo increases its projection for the national average corn yield. As of Sept. 12, Indigo estimates the corn yield to be 159.4 bu. per acre, which is up nearly 5 bu. from its August estimate.
When Arick Baker and Buddy Schumacher tumbled into corn flows, but emerged to tell harrowing tales separated by three years and 250 miles, the rookie and the veteran became remarkable survival exceptions.