Yields are expected to vary a lot

Yields are expected to vary a lot

An agronomist says the combination of dry weather and different soil types is giving corn and soybean producers a variety of yield results.

Arika Wech with Pioneer in southwestern Wisconsin tells Brownfield it’s difficult to predict what to expect from a lot of fields this growing season. “I know agronomists get a bad rap for using the word ‘variable’ but I think this year more than any, yields are and are going to continue to be highly, highly variable.”

Wech says some corn harvesting has been underway in her area, and soybeans will get combined soon because of how fast they are drying, but she’s expecting a wide range of yield numbers.


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