Day 1 Reports - Midwest Crop Tour

Virg Robinson What do the Final Numbers Mean?
Virg Robinson, DuPont Pioneer market analysis manager, provides his perspective of the final numbers calculated following the Midwest Crop Tour.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Eastern Route Mary Gumz, DuPont Pioneer Agronomist

Map: Day 1 Eastern Route

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Mary Gumz
DuPont Pioneer Agronomist

DuPont Pioneer Agronomy Report

Eastern Route - Day 1
Starts in Columbus, Ohio, and ends in Fishers, Ind.

Crop Conditions for Northern Indiana
  • Overall, corn and soybeans are in good condition and the yield outlook is very good.
  • Early growing conditions were good.
  • Finishing the season with moderate temperatures.
    Corn Crop
    Favorable Conditions
  • Early stand establishment
  • Favorable weather at ear set and pollination
  • Relatively low foliar disease pressure
  • Moderate temperatures during grain fill
    Unfavorable Conditions
  • Early water damage and nitrogen loss in areas
  • Intense disease pressure in scattered areas
  • Potential for ear rots such as Diplodia and Gibberella
  • Dry conditions during grain fill
    Soybean Crop
    Favorable Conditions
  • Good stands
  • Favorable weather during pod and seed set
  • Very low foliar disease pressure
    Unfavorable Conditions
  • Slow stand establishment
  • Widespread herbicide carryover
  • White mold pressure

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    Photos - Northern Indiana
    Photo: Pod fill
    Excellent pod fill in this field in Montgomery County in west-central Indiana.
    Photo: White mold
    White mold is being seen in fields in northwest Indiana.
    Photo: Pollination and kernel set
    Excellent pollination and kernel set in this LaPorte County corn field in
    northern Indiana.
    Photo: Drought stress
    Late-season drought stress is showing up in this field in LaPorte County
    in northern Indiana.

    The foregoing is provided for informational use only. Please contact your authorized Pioneer sales professional for information and suggestions specific to your operation. Product performance is variable and depends on many factors such as moisture and heat stress, soil type, management practices and environmental stress as well as disease and pest pressures. Individual results may vary.


    Check out the map below to get precipitation, GDUs and corn growth stages.

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    Data is estimated using the Pioneer Growing Degree Unit Calculator, PrecipEstimator and Corn Growth Stage Estimator and is provided for informational use only. Click here to see how data is calculated for each location. Actual information may vary.

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    Corn Insect and Disease Guide
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    Soybean Insect and Disease Guide
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