Allendale yield survey shows lower corn, soybean production

Allendale yield survey shows lower corn, soybean production

A yield survey by a commodity and brokerage firm shows that record heat this summer could lower US corn and soybean production.

Rich Nelson with Allendale Inc says corn yields declined to 171.5 bushels per acre with production at 14.8 billion bushels – a loss of 300 million. “Whether it’s a kernel development, kernel depth and many other issues, those are certainly issues which a lot of people have suggested that may impact the test weight issue.

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