IEM Daily Feature
Wednesday, 11 July 2018

Early Corn Silking

Posted: 11 Jul 2018 05:36 AM

The most recent update from the USDA NASS Crop Statistics show a rapidly maturing corn crop over much of the midwestern US. The map displays the statewide estimates of percentage of the corn crop in silking stage with the bottom labelled number and colors representing the departure from the previous ten year average. This is an important time of year for the development of corn as hot and humid conditions tend to be a negative for yield potential. Some of these areas are also in drought, which is a negative as well.

Good = 9
Bad = 0
Abstain = 1

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