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AgDay Daily Recap -August 20, 2013

August 20, 2013
 
 

TODAY ON AGDAY

AUGUST 20, 2013

 

CROP TOUR:

GOOD MORNING I'M CLINTON GRIFFITHS. DAY ONE OF THE PRO FARMER MIDWEST CROP TOUR IS NOW IN THE BOOKS. FIELD SCOUTS ARE NOW SETTING OUT ON THEIR SECOND FULL DAY OF CROP ANALYSIS IN THE NATION'S CORNBELT.

CROP PROGRESS:

LOOKING AT THE CORN CROP. JUST OVER HALF OF ACRES ARE NOW IN DOUGH STAGE WELL BEHIND THE FIVE YEAR AVERAGE. IOWA, MINNESOTA, NORTH DAKOTA AND WISCONSIN ARE THE FARTHEST BEHIND. 11 PERCENT OF THE CROP HAS DENTED. CONDITION WISE, DRY WEATHER IS TAKING IT'S TOLL, THE NUMBERS IN GOOD TO EXCELLENT CONDITION FALLING OFF THIS WEEK. DOWN TO 61%. NOW TO SOYBEANS. 92% IS BLOOMING JUST BEHIND NORMAL PACE. 72% IS SETTING PODS. ALSO BEHIND THE FIVE YEAR AVERAGE.

EASTERN RECAP:

BACK ON THE EASTERN LEG OF THE TOUR, TWELVE TEAMS OF SCOUTS PULLED SAMPLES FROM CENTRAL TO NORTHERN OHIO AND INTO EASTERN INDIANA ON MONDAY. THIS MORNING, THEY'LL DEPART INDIANPOLIS FOR ANOTHER INTENSIVE DAY OF SCOUTING.

OF THE SEVEN STATES THAT THE CROP TOUR WILL COVER, HISTORICALLY OHIO HAS THE HIGHEST AVERAGE CORN YIELD. USDA'S LATEST CROP PRODUCTION REPORT PUT THE YIELD AT 172 BUSHELS AN ACRE. DID THE CROP TOUR SCOUTS FIND A SIMILAR NUMBER? NATIONAL REPORTER TYNE MORGAN HAS DETAILS FROM THE FIELD, TYNE.

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