In central Indiana, the soybean harvest is nearly done and the corn harvest is off to a good start. Brad Downing, who farms in Greentown, Indiana, says the growing season started very wet. “The crop was planted a solid three weeks later than usual and there were wetter, cooler conditions,” Downing told RRFN. “We went into June and went about five weeks with no rain at all. The extremely dry conditions were followed by tremendous rainfall in July and August and by the end of August and September, we went back to no rain at all.” Yields in central Indiana are expected in the 60-to-low-70 bushel per acre range for averages.” Field averages for corn are in a range of 200-to-230 bushels per acre.
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