2018 Corn Yield Forecast Table 1 Crop Management

2018 Corn Yield Forecast Table 1 Crop Management

This table accompanies the UNL CropWatch article: 2018 Corn Yield Forecasts: Approach and Interpretation of Results.

Table 1. Crop management of each site in the 2018 Corn Yield Forecasts
LocationWater
Regime
Density
(plants/acre)
Hybrid RM
(days)
2018 Planting Date‡
Alliance, NE Irrigated 34,000 95 10-May
North Platte, NE Irrigated 34,000 110 9-May
Dryland 15,000 105 9-May
McCook, NE Irrigated 34,000 110 10-May
Dryland 15,000 105 10-May
Holdrege, NE Irrigated 34,000 113 1-May
Dryland 17,000 105 3-May
Clay Center, NE Irrigated 34,000 113 1-May
Dryland 26,000 113 1-May
Beatrice, NE Irrigated 34,000 114 25-Apr
Dryland 29,000 113 5-May
Mead, NE Irrigated 34,000 113 27-April
Dryland 27,000 113 5-May
Concord, NE Irrigated 34,000 111 7-May
Dryland 26,000 110 7-May
Elgin, NE Irrigated 34,000 113 2-May
ONeil, NE Irrigated 34,000 108 16-May
Manhattan, KS Dryland 25,000 110 29-April
Scandia, KS Irrigated 34,000 116 1-May
Dryland 24,000 107 10-May
Silverlake, KS Irrigated 34,000 117 20-April
Dryland 24,000 109 30-April
Hutchinson, KS Dryland 20,000 105 4-May
Garden City, KS Irrigated 26,000 113 9-May
Lamberton, MN Dryland 32,000 101 13-May
Waseca, MN Dryland 34,000 103 13-May
Eldred, MN Dryland 27,000 82 11-May
Dazey, ND Dryland 27,000 82 17-May
St Joseph, MO Dryland 30,000 112 1-May
Brunswick, MO Dryland 30,000 112 26-April
Monroe City, MO Dryland 29,000 111 28-April
Ames, IA Dryland 34,000 109 6-May
Crawfordsville, IA Dryland 35,000 113 2-May
Kanawha, IA Dryland 35,000 101 18-May
Lewis, IA Dryland 34,000 113 4-May
Nashua, IA Dryland 34,000 101 13-May
Sutherland, IA Dryland 34,000 103 14-May
Bondville, IL Dryland 34,000 113 1-May
Freeport, IL Dryland 34,000 103 4-May
Olney, IL Dryland 29,000 113 3-May
Peoria, IL Dryland 33,000 113 30-April
SpringField, IL Dryland 35,000 113 29-April
Butlerville, IN Dryland 32,000 113 3-May
Columbia City, IN Dryland 32,000 108 19-May
Davis, IN Dryland 33,000 108 4-May
West Lafayette, IN Dryland 34,000 113 4-May
Custar, OH Dryland 33,000 108 20-May
South Charleston, OH Dryland 33,000 112 10-May
Wooster, OH Dryland 32,000 106 20-May
Ceresco, MI Dryland 32,000 105 20-May
† Data were retrieved by state collaborators and DuPont Pioneer agronomists.
‡ Approximate date at which 50% of final corn area was planted in 2017 at each location. Soil water balance was initialized around prior crop harvest in the previous year (2016), assuming 50% available soil water. TBD: still to be determined.