Dry Dirt and Mixed Yields Scouted in South Dakota

August 22, 2016 12:40 PM

As much as Crop Tour scouts enjoy dry fields to muddy ones, the dry weather in South Dakota may be taking its toll on yields.




While some scouts were seeing smaller yields, Jarod Creed of Gavilon says the fields he's been in haven't been as bad.


And of course, there's always a sense of humor on the ProFarmer Crop Tour.  

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: 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.


Wondering how Crop Tour samples are taken? This video will explain it in less than two minutes.

You can join the tour from home and win big! Just share your own crop photos with the hashtag #pftour16 to be entered to win the Midwest Crop Tour Sweepstakes. Click here to find out more.


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