2020 Midwest Heat Wave Forecast: It’s in the Probabilities

CropProphet, which provides weather-based forecasts of grain yield and production, is created by Prescient Weather. We have a second product, called the World Climate Service (WCS), which is designed to support energy and commodity meteorologists and grain traders as they seek to improve not only their long-range forecasting process but also the communication of weather-related[…]

US Corn Production By State: The Top 10 Rankings

US Corn Production by State: The Top 10 The primary cause of year-to-year variation in corn production by state is: The number of acres planted by producers to grow corn, and The weather conditions that occur during the corn growing season. CropProphet provides weather-based corn yield and corn production forecasts. In other words, we help[…]

What is Ag Weather?

What is ag weather? Ag weather, short for “agriculture weather” is the term used to comprehensively indicate the impact weather has on the agriculture industry and the information used to make decisions to manage those impacts. The use of ag weather information in agriculture has many applications.  For example: An agricultural producer will look at[…]

Artificial Intelligence in Agriculture: Powerful Forecast Risk Analysis

Artificial Intelligence in Agriculture There are many possible applications of artificial intelligence in agriculture. Quite a bit has been written about the topic and much of it focuses on precision agriculture applications. Artificial intelligence in agriculture is being applied to monitor crops, plant pests, identify damaging conditions via computer vision to detect disease, and many[…]

Iowa Corn Production History

History of State Corn Production

Historical State Corn Production CropProphet is a crop yield and forecasting system. We independently model the impact of weather on both yield and production on corn crops for the United States. For example, our corn yield forecast is based on a model of bushels of corn yield per harvested acre. USDA NASS estimates of corn[…]

Iowa Corn Yield History

Corn Yield History – Key States

Top States US Corn Yield History The information below is provided by the USDA NASS and documents the corn yield history of the major corn producing states in the United States.  CropProphet, a corn yield forecasting product, is designed to forecast these years to year variations. An analysis of state corn yield history data, indicates[…]