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Early Corn Yields in Richland Parish

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Corn harvest began in mid-July in Richland Parish and early yields are good. With approximately 5-10% of the acreage harvested, yields reports are  ranging from 180-220 dry bushels per acre.  Grain moisture is 19-22% which are getting dried and going to bins.  Planting dates on harvested corn started with mid-February to first week of March plantings on corn currently being harvested.  One farm has harvested about 600 acres with center pivot yields at 200 bu/a and furrow irrigated around 225 bu/a.  Corn yields normally get better as harvest progresses but time will tell.

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