Digital Yield Tour 2021

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Welcome to #DigitalYieldTour21, powered by Gro Intelligence.

Join us the week of Aug. 9-13 as we make a digital and physical tour of key corn and soybean production areas, and learn the latest yield predictions from Gro Intelligence models. There continue to be differences in yield potential from areas with too much rain in the East, while dry and drought conditions weigh on more western parts of the U.S. Corn Belt.

 

During the tour, we'll assess yield using Gro's latest model technology. DTN's award-winning editorial staff will discuss state-by-state averages and historical yields, plus weather challenges and pest pressures. We'll also feature video interviews from farmers in some of the critical production areas. At the end of our tour, you'll receive a national overview, complete with a market outlook.

 

2021 Tour Information and Reports

 

Data Put to the Test in DTN Progressive Farmer Digital Yield Tour – DTN has partnered with Gro Intelligence four years ago to launch the one-of-a-kind DTN/Progressive Farmer Digital Yield Tour, which runs Aug. 9 through 13. DTN reporters pair Gro's state-of-the-art yield models with insights from farmers, agronomists and other experts in 10 states to paint a picture of state and national yield potential monhs before USDA releases its most reliable estimates.

 

Tour to Assess Drought's Impact on National Corn, Soybean Yield Estimates – Drought may be the ag weather story of the season, but its impact on national corn and soybean production is up for debate, especially as regions of the southeastern Corn Belt report plentiful moisture and outstanding crop conditions.

 

2021 DTN Digital Yield Tour -- Day 1 – The country's stark divide between the haves and have-nots of rainfall this year was on full display on Day One of the 2021 DTN Digital Yield Tour. Continued drought is dragging corn and soybean yields in the Dakotas down below average, as the well-watered state of Nebraska instead edges toward record corn and soybean crops.

 

2021 DTN Digital Yield Tour - Day 2 – Missouri's corn and soybean crops are reaping the rewards of a summer of plentiful rainfall and seasonable heat, Day Two of the 2021 DTN Digital Yield Tour found. Across the border in Kansas, however, crops are trying to hold on to their early season promise of high yields amid developing drought.

 

2021 DTN Digital Yield Tour - Day 3 – Midsummer moisture saved the season and will produce solid corn and soybean crops from Iowa and Wisconsin this year, but persistent drought has trimmed the top end off Minnesota yields.

 

2021 DTN Digital Yield Tour - Day 4 – The Eastern Corn Belt is approaching a record-setting year for corn and soybean yields, according to Day Four of the 2021 DTN Digital Yield Tour, which explored Illinois, Indiana and Ohio.

 

2021 DTN Digital Yield Tour - National – The U.S. should expect to see an overall average corn yield of 176.5 bushels per acre (bpa) and soybean yield of 51.5 bpa, according to the final day of the 2021 DTN Digital Yield Tour.

   

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2021 Gro Intelligence Displays

 

South Dakota & Nebraska – NDVI difference from 10-yr trailing mean

 

South Dakota – Corn,Soybeans

 

South Dakota & Nebraska – NDVI difference from 10-yr trailing mean

 

Nebraska – Corn,Soybeans

 

North Dakota – NDVI difference from 10-yr trailing mean

 

North Dakota – Corn,Soybeans

 

Kansas & Missouri – NDVI difference from 10-yr trailing mean

 

Kansas – Corn,Soybeans

 

Missouri – Corn,Soybeans

 

Minnesota,Wisconsin – NDVI difference from 10-yr trailing mean

 

Iowa – NDVI difference from 10-yr trailing mean

 

Minnesota – Corn,Soybeans

 

Wisconsin – Corn,Soybeans

 

Iowa – Corn,Soybeans

 

Illinois, Indiana, Ohio – NDVI difference from 10-yr trailing mean

 

Illinois – Corn,Soybeans

 

Indiana – Corn,Soybeans

 

Ohio – Corn,Soybeans

 

State Comparison 2019 Gro vs 2018 USDA Final – Corn

 

State Comparison 2019 Gro vs 2018 USDA Final – Soybeans

 

United States – Corn,Soybeans

 

North America – Drought

 

US Corn Belt – Drought

   

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