Green snap, tipback and immature plants seem to be the common theme as the 2019 Pro Farmer Crop Tour scouts hit the fields in parts of Minnesota and Iowa this morning. Will this trend continue throughout the day? Follow along by searching #PFtour19 on Twitter.
Murray County #Minnesota. Great looking corn for July 4th. Unfortunately, it's August 22nd. Has the potential of 214 bushels per acre. Needs a miracle to get that far. #pftour19 pic.twitter.com/L4bB6SzZsO— Dustin Hoffmann, Iowa Ag Radio (@Dustin_IAAgBiz) August 22, 2019
There’s a noticeable difference in Iowa’s crops north if I-80. Still not seeing 100 pod counts like in past years, but plants are a little more loaded than what they say yesterday. And corn yields were north of 200 bu/a, which is expected in Iowa. #pftour19 pic.twitter.com/88UtfHV27G— Tyne Morgan (@Tyne_Ag) August 22, 2019
Slightly below-average soy field just south of Fayette. Estimated pod count of 1,011, compared with 3-year average of 1,150. May have interrupted an afternoon delight between these two Japanese beetles. #pftour19 pic.twitter.com/Z9TewPeXrd— Michael Hirtzer (@mhirtz) August 22, 2019
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