Pro Farmer Crop Tour, Day 3

Scouts will wrap up the sampling of the 30th Pro Farmer Crop Tour as both the eastern and western routes meet in Rochester, Minnesota tonight, and both totals from the samples in Minnesota and Iowa will be revealed.

In Iowa districts, the average yield came in at 178.54 points, and the average soybean pod count in a 3 by 3 square was 1,190.84.

Betsy Jibben with AgMarket Consulting stopped on one route in western Iowa where there is mixed constancy throughout the fields.

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Scouts Are Out: Let’s take a look at the third day of the Pro Farmer Crop Tour in Nebraska

Pro Farmer Crop Tour travels through South Dakota

Checking in on the Pro Farmer Crop Tour!


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