Main Street Data estimates 185 million bushels of Iowa corn lost in recent derecho storm – national corn yield forecast still record-breaking at 179 Bu/A

Main Street Data estimates 185 million bushels of Iowa corn lost in recent derecho storm – national corn yield forecast still record-breaking at 179 Bu/A

Iowa corn crop takes a big hit, late in the season. The major derecho storm that damaged a huge swath of Iowa corn on August 10 clocked winds at 140 mph – a force not seen in the Corn Belt for almost a decade. Although winds greater than 74 mph can occur an average of...