Randy Dowdy just blew the bin doors off soybean yield world records, hitting 190.23 bushels per acre on 3.27 acres, and 179 bpa on 4.23 acres. The Georgia farmer broke his previous yield record of 171 bpa, set in 2016.
Inspectors tested and discovered a harmful chemical in tainted sewer sludge from the Lapeer, Michigan waste water treatment plant, back in 2017. Those solids were used for fertilizer. Today, it’s still not an option.
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.