DTN Digital Yield Tour: What are analysts finding across the Corn Belt?

The Corn Belt took a beating early in the growing season but was, fortunately, able to recover.

This year’s DTN Digital Yield Tour powered by Grow Intelligence found varying conditions across Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio.

Researchers say drought hit Illinois like the sun through a magnifying glass during May and June, but July rain helped. They estimate the average corn yield will be 197.3 bushels per acre in the Prairie State.

They found more stability in Ohio and Indiana, estimating Ohio will see 190.7 bushels per acre and Indiana with 193.7.

For soybeans, they have Illinois coming in at 60.2 bushels per acre, Indiana at 58.9, and Ohio at 58.7.