Farmers Surprised with Better-Than-Expected Yields09/26/2017
As combines roll through the countryside farmers are seeing the fruits of their labor pay off—or the pain of Mother Nature and management’s final sting. For many farmers, however, the pain is minimal as yields exceed expectations.
“We’ve been really fortunate,” says Dale Hadden, corn and soybean farmer in Illinois. “We’ve harvested about 350 acres of corn and [yield] stayed in the low 200 range.”