WILL Agriculture's mission is to distribute regionally, nationally, and internationally information and analysis of commodity markets and agricultural weather.
Book your WILLAg event today for this fall or winter. We'll be glad to work with you to set up a WILLAg Panel of analysts to discuss the commodity markets, arrange for University of Illinois campus based agricultural specialists in economics, crops, or livestock, or simply to come speak to your group or organization. Contact Todd Gleason for complete details.
Todd E. Gleason, Farm Broadcaster
College of ACES / Univesity of Illinois Extension
email@example.com or (217) 333-9697
by Todd E. Gleason
Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour results are plotted here against the United States Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistic Service corn yield projections and the Pro Farmer Newsletter estimates. USDA NASS estimates are as of August 1, 2014 and the Pro Farmer crop tour yields were taken the week beginning Monday August 18. The Pro Farmer estimates were made August 22, 2014.
The final Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour estimates tallied corn and soybean yields across seven Midwestern states stretching through the primary corn growing counties in the United States. The tour is watched closely by those in the grain and oilseed trade. However, it should be noted USDA gathers much more objective and survey based information about the size of U.S. crops.
2014 Midwest Pro Farmer Tour Results
Corn Soybean State
182.11 1342.42 Ohio
185.03 1220.79 Indiana
196.96 1299.17 Illinois
178.75 1173.59 Iowa
163.77 1103.26 Nebraska
170.76 1031.54 Minnesota
152.71 1057.80 South Dakota