Heatwaves and Corn Yield: Timing Matters

Heatwaves and corn yield have a potentially important relationship but the timing matter. There has been significant discussion recently regarding the possible impact of the developing heatwave on the corn yield forecast. While the heat will be very excessive for a few days, it is occurring prior to corn pollination (silking) in most growing areas,[…]

Impact of Delayed Planting on Corn Yield Forecasts

Introduction The most popular question from customers and prospective customers of CropProphet this year is “how do you account for the late planting delays in your yield forecasts?” This post addresses that question by looking at the performance of CropProphet in prior late planting years. May 2019 = Wet in the Midwest At this point[…]