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Hidden Problems in Corn, Soybean Fields in Western Corn Belt

August 2, 2013
By: Chip Flory, Pro Farmer Pro Farmer Editorial Director

Earlier this week I hitched a ride on a single-prop plane with two other crop watchers (both scouts on the Midwest Crop Tour) out of Charles City, Iowa, to take a 1,000-foot look at the Iowa corn and soybean crops. The path took us southeastward to Monticello, Iowa, where we identified the western edge of "better" corn and soybean yield potential. Here are some pictures of what we saw:

 

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Also, Peter Meyer of PIRA Energy Group was along on the trip and is allowing us to share video he took during the trip. 

 

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- Courtland, MN
But can they see this from D.C.
10:28 PM Aug 7th
 



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