2016 Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour Results: Illinois

August 24, 2016 07:30 PM
 

Following are final Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour results from Illinois:

Pro Farmer Crop Tour Data -- Illinois Corn
2016 District
Ear Count in 60 ft of Row
Grain Length
(inches)
Kernel Rows Around
Row Spacing
(inches)
Yield
(per bu.)
Samples
IL1
102.11
6.73
16.55
29.73
190.55
37
IL2
105.75
6.88
16.13
30.00
195.39
8
IL3
98.26
6.78
16.87
28.95
195.96
19
IL4
102.35
7.09
16.41
30.00
198.80
43
IL5
105.58
6.75
16.31
29.91
194.04
45
IL6
101.17
7.08
16.44
30.00
194.22
18
IL7
98.36
6.62
15.52
29.09
173.66
11
IL Avg.
102.46
6.86
16.40
29.76
193.50
181
3-year avg. by distrcit
Ear Count in 60 ft of Row
Grain Length
(inches)
Kernel Rows Around
Row Spacing
(inches)
Yield
(per bu.)
Samples
IL 1
104.72
6.65
15.71
29.97
182.33
32
IL 2
100.65
6.76
15.55
30.00
175.71
10
IL 3
100.93
6.45
15.77
29.43
181.43
23
IL 4
104.81
6.56
16.01
29.98
183.47
52
IL 5
101.37
6.39
15.83
29.76
173.79
49
IL 6
99.42
6.61
16.03
29.70
179.07
11
IL 7
102.72
6.41
16.18
29.39
181.16
12
IL Avg.
102.72
6.52
15.87
29.80
179.69
188

 

Pro Farmer Crop Tour Data -- Illinois Soybeans
2016 District
Pod Count in
3 feet
Soil Moisture
Growth Stage
Row Spacing
(inches)
Pod Count in
3 X 3 Square
Samples
IL1
922.58
5.06
5.00
24.77
1365.27
33
IL2
792.60
5.63
5.00
24.38
1249.62
8
IL3
621.63
4.32
5.00
21.59
1110.50
22
IL4
866.19
4.54
4.96
24.02
1294.17
46
IL5
756.14
3.87
4.87
18.50
1498.78
45
IL6
618.65
3.59
4.71
18.97
1249.15
17
IL7
709.16
4.27
5.00
22.73
1108.95
11
IL Avg.
783.79
4.38
4.93
21.96
1318.09
182
3-year avg. by district
Pod Count in
3 feet
Soil Moisture
Growth Stage
Row Spacing
(inches)
Pod Count in
3 X 3 Square
Samples
IL 1
769.78
3.22
4.88
24.16
1212.37
30
IL 2
743.22
3.27
4.57
23.86
1179.70
10
IL 3
733.71
3.40
4.66
21.25
1306.41
23
IL 4
765.36
3.55
4.74
23.70
1181.15
52
IL 5
580.15
3.37
4.62
18.22
1175.75
48
IL 6
706.35
3.56
4.62
21.60
1195.46
11
IL 7
682.83
2.55
4.67
20.52
1232.84
12
IL Avg.
702.97
3.34
4.70
21.61
1201.87
186

 

Be sure to follow AgWeb's coverage of Farm Journal Media's Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour. Watch reports from the field by following Farm Journal Media journalists along for the ride on Twitter: Alison Rice at @agweb_alison, Ben Potter at @potterben, Chip Flory at @ChipFlory, Brian Grete at @bgrete, and Betsy Jibben at @BetsyJibben. And check AgWeb each evening this week for the day's freshest summary on what they're seeing in the field.

Additional Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour information is available on ProFarmer.com.


 

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christopher
shorewood, IL
8/25/2016 11:37 AM
 

  I wish there was a trading vehicle to short farmland with. The few percent drop we have seen in farmland prices across the midwest is like the first car of a roller coaster edging over the big drop. $9/10/12Gs an acre is not sustainable w/$3(or less)corn.

 
 

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