Impact of June Rain on Iowa Corn Yield

One Minute Summary News stories have recently reported negative impacts from excessive rainfall in northwest Iowa June 2018 will be Iowa’s 7th wettest June in the last 40 years CropProphet quantification of the impact of June rainfall in northwest Iowa reveals yield losses of up to -16 bushels/acre locally.  But this has relatively little impact[…]

Winter Wheat Update – June 13, 2018

CropProphet forecasts for 2017-2018 winter wheat have now ended, as harvesting is now beginning to advance northward into the central Plains. CropProphet does not use harvesting information to refine the forecasts, and therefore the CropProphet data will soon be superceded by measured yields. The past month has seen almost no change in the national outlook[…]

Is Another 2012 Drought On The Way?

Will Another 2012 Drought Emerge? – Implications for Corn Production One Minute Summary There is emerging market speculation that recent hot, dry weather may presage a summer drought like 2012 However, soil moisture is currently much higher than at this time in 2012 Pacific Ocean climate influences do not favor a drought this summer CropProphet[…]

Indiana Corn Yield In Progress

The CropProphet crop yield and production forecasting system has been running for just under a month and interesting analyses for Indiana corn yields are already appearing. The deviation from trend corn yield maps show quite a disparity across Indiana.  The forecast, as shown from the “Expected Change over the next two weeks” analysis for Indiana[…]

Illinois Corn Yield In Progress

The CropProphet crop yield and production forecasting system has been running for just under a month and interesting analyses for Illinois corn yields are already appearing. The deviation from trend corn yield maps show quite a disparity across the state.  The analysis of this situation will likely appear in our weekly discussion.    The forecast,[…]

Iowa Corn Yield In Progress

The CropProphet crop yield and production forecasting system has been running for just under a month and interesting analyses for corn yields are already appearing. The deviation from trend corn yield maps show quite a disparity across the state.  The analysis of this situation will likely appear in our weekly discussion.    The forecast, as[…]