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Crop Tour in 140 Characters or Less

August 24, 2011


Throughout the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour, Twitter has played a vital role in helping scouts and stakeholders communicate what they are finding in the field. The Twitter stream for the hashtag #PFTour11 (the official hashtag of the tour) has been changing constantly, relaying real-time information to the agriculture community. These are a few of our favorite tweets from the past couple days.
@CornFutures : Headed with @IndianaGrainCo and @cornbroker to Iowa City to meet up with the eastern leg of the tour. Grains pretty quiet. #pftour11
@jerodmcdaniel : I could drink beer and watch the #pftour11 results tweet in and just get happier, hell with football, this is real entertainment
@PioneerHiBred : Field to field variability prevalent Henry County IA #pftour11. Est. 140 - 200 bu. #corn. Early rain & dry conditions during grain fill.
@ChipFlory : Last two stops had some pollination problems in corn: one mild, the other cut yield by 40 percent. #pftour11
@Julie_RFDRadio : Insect damage in a corn field in LaSalle Co. Yields in this north central part of the state range 121-219. #pftour11
@kdlawton : Major hail and wind losses in SW Iowa Fremont and Montgomery Co. Seen these fields for 20 miles along Hwys J18 and 34 #pftour11
@FarmJournal : After 12 samples of corn and soybeans in Nebraska, crops look pretty darn average. #pftour11
@MFGJVaclavik : If you think USDA's numbers will eventually look like the #pftour11 numbers, you'd better be long some #corn
@AGBroadbent : Going to be watching to see what kind of news the #pftour11 is going to bring us today
@jddoerr : A year like this, we will take avg RT @FarmJournal After 12 samples of corn & soybeans in Nebraska, crops look pretty darn avg. #pftour11
@MNWeedWizard : Some Goss's wilt right out of the chute this a.m. In Woodford Co Ill. Non economic in fields sampled. Kewl, huh?#pftour11
@AgWebEditor : Just heading out of Ind. Crops progressively worse east to west, Mn farmer. #pftour11
Are you tweeting from the Crop Tour? Don’t forget to include #pftour11 in your tweets so that they are visible and can be easily found. Read full coverage of the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour.

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