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Dry Weather in August May Decrease Yield of Missouri Crops

It’s the worst-case scenario for crop yields—a wet spring and a dry August. After abundant rains in spring and summer, late-planted crops now face droughtlike conditions, says University of Missouri Extension agronomist Bill Wiebold. Typically, July weather affects corn yield and early to mid-August weather affects soybean yield, Wiebold says. Not so this year. “With […]