Oct 1, 2014
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The Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour’s primary goal is to provide the industry with accurate late-season information about likely corn and soybean yields during the upcoming harvest season at the state and regional level.

Will the 2014 Crop Tour back up USDA's high estimates for yields? Ths Tour will undoubtedly be a closely watched industry event again this year.
Crop Tour’s data gathering methods are disciplined and produce consistent results. The Tour’s crop scouts – especially the new ones – receive formal instruction beforehand and training from Tour veterans along the way.
Results from the Tour have a big impact on Pro Farmer’s annual crop production estimate released at week’s end. But observations gathered during the Tour can be just as important as the data itself

Overview of the 2014 Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour

Eastern Tour overnight stops:
Sunday, Aug. 17 – Columbus, Ohio
Monday, Aug. 18 – Fishers, Ind.
Tuesday, Aug. 19 – Bloomington, Ill.
Wednesday, Aug. 20 – Coralville, Iowa
Thursday, Aug. 21 – Rochester, Minn.
Western Tour overnight stops:
Sunday, Aug. 17 – Sioux Falls, S.D.
Monday, Aug. 18 – Grand Island, Neb.
Tuesday, Aug. 19 – Nebraska City, Neb.
Wednesday, Aug. 20 – Spencer, Iowa
Thursday, Aug. 21 – Rochester, Minn.
Find registration and location information about the 2014 Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour.

AgWeb.com will be your home to extensive coverage of the 2014 event. You'll find news, photos, videos and direct reports from the Tour leaders. Coverage will begin on Aug. 17.



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