A regional agronomy manager says many farmers in the Western Corn Belt can expect a mixed bag for yields as harvest gets underway.
Scott Dickie with Beck’s covers parts of Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri. “We have some of our locations have come out in the low 200-to-230-bushel range in parts of Northeast Kansas. We have some garden spots in the geography, but the biggest theme for west and south of the area I cover in Kansas and Nebraska is extreme drought.”
He tells Brownfield persistent dryness dramatically impacted pollination.