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First Mid Ag Services News

2018 McLean County Corn Yield Estimates

August 22, 2018

Each year, Soy Capital Ag Services farm managers in Bloomington, IL estimate yields for McLean County.  The 2018 estimate ranks as the 3rd highest yield at 217.77 bushels per acre.  Yield estimates ranged from 156 bushels per acre to 260 bushels per acre, with 78% being over 200 bushels per acre.  Ninety percent of the crop was planted between April 25th and May 2nd with the average planting date of April 29th.  Final plant populations were recorded at 33,630 plants per acre, surpassing the record set in 2015 of 33,510 plants per acre.  For more information please look at the following:

Highlights of the 2018 McLean County Yield Estimates

2018 McLean County Yield Survey