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The 2019 Pro Farmer MIdwest Crop Tour will have unprecedented interest due to the unique crop year we’re experiencing.

Will the crop be able to recover from late planting? How much do scouts think prevented plant acres impact the total crop? The Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour sets out to take a boots-on-the-ground look at these kinds of questions every year to provide the first, best estimate of the corn and soybean crops.

This year, more than ever, the tour will provide key data needed by growers, marketers, feed buyers and others.

How does the Crop Tour work? Watch the video to the right and click on the FAQ below for details.

Watch this space as the Crop Tour kicks off Aug. 19 for from-the-field reports, scout observations and nightly crop estimates.

For deeper insight and analysis of the 2019 Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour from the market experts at Pro Farmer, register for free access here.

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Latest Crop Tour News

00:30AM Aug 25, 2019

Jerry Gulke: Crop Tour Validates Farmer Thinking

The grain markets sank lower again. For the week ending Aug. 23, December corn was down 14¢, November soybeans were

00:30AM Aug 25, 2019

Pro Farmer Crop Tour: "Give me a Frost Date, I Can Give You a Yield"

As scouts set of searching Iowa farm fields, they were greeted by a crop better than what they saw in

00:30AM Aug 25, 2019

Live Analysis of Pro Farmer Crop Estimate 1:30 Central

Watch live as Clinton Griffiths of AgDay announces the 2019 Pro Farmer Crop Estimate then gets analysis from Pro Farmer

00:30AM Aug 25, 2019

Recapping Crop Tour 2019’s Seven-States’ Results

After four days of trudging through rain and mud, crop scouts from Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour can dry off

00:30AM Aug 25, 2019

Results: Iowa Corn Dominates Estimates, Minnesota is Just Below 2018

Iowa again reigns “King Corn.” After falling behind Illinois in 2018, the Hawkeye State’s corn yields prove dominant over all

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