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University of Illnois research shows reduced yields in corn on corn

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University of Illnois research shows
reduced yields in corn on corn

It may be a preliminary study, but initial reports from the University of Illinois indicate second-year yields from corn-on-corn are as much as 27 bu/ac lower than in fields with corn after soybeans.


September 21, 2011
By AgriMarketing/University of Illinois

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Sept. 21, 2011 – It maybe a preliminary study, but initial reports from
the University of Illinois indicate second-year yields from corn-on-corn
are as much as 27 bu/ac lower than in fields with corn after soybeans.
The study is based on comparisons of 165 bu/ac yield in corn after
soybeans and 50 bu/ac yields for soybeans, plus $500 per acre non-land
cost for corn and $290 per acre non-land cost for soybeans. | READ MORE