US Soybean Yield Forecasts Trending Up

One Minute Summary The CropProphet Soybean yield forecast has been trending upward all season. The national yield forecast has increased 1.3 bu/a over the past 6 weeks. The Iowa trend graphic looks very similar to the national yield forecast trend.   The national yield forecast trend can be accessed via a trial or your subscription to[…]

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[…]

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[…]