Day one of the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour concluded Monday with yield results in Ohio and South Dakota. Ohio samples resulted in an average corn yield of 110.50 bu. per acre. The final average corn yield for South Dakota is 74.26 bu. per acre. Pod counts in a 3’X3’ square yielded an average of 1,033.72 pods in Ohio and 584.93 pods in South Dakota.
On Tuesday, tour scouts on the eastern leg will begin their day in Fishers, Indiana, and will end in Bloomington, Illinois. The western leg of the Tour will depart from Grand Island, Nebraska, and end in Nebraska City, Nebraska.
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from DuPont Pioneer agronomist Darren Goebel on the eastern leg. You can follow the tour on Twitter by searching #pftour12.