Corn harvest has begun, and as expected, yields are all over the board. Test weights are running from 42 to 52 pounds per bushel. Yields are ranging from 0 to 150 bushels per acre (bu/A) in the same field. Mother Nature is trying her hardest to put these plants on the ground with 10-15% of the corn acres flattened in western Iowa. Moisture on flattened corn is running in the high teens, with standing corn running the mid-20s. The will be several producers out west here who will be done with corn harvest before their soybeans are ready to run.
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