Is The Corn Crop Headed For Disaster?

August 2011
BEEF Exclusive Insight;8/29/2011, p2
Market Research Report
The article assesses the state of U.S. corn production. The U.S. Department of Agriculture S/D report, published on August 11, 2011, stated that U.S. corn yields dropped to 153 bushels per acre, where extreme overnight heat was the possible cause of the decline. Pro-Farmer made a different estimate of the U.S. corn harvest output, where it shrank to 147.9 bushels per acre, according to samples gathered from corn fields in midwestern U.S.


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