Will Iowa’s storm dent national corn yields?
heavy winds recently damaged a portion of the iowa corn crop on monday august 10th a storm consisting of straight-line winds with gusts up to 100 miles per hour began in nebraska and worked its way
East the storm increased in severity as it reached iowa prior to ending in western ohio the worst damage occurred in aries of central and eastern iowa government officials crop scouts traders
And analysts have been trying to assess the damage since photos of downed cornfields and destroyed storage facilities have circulated in the media the damage was truly devastating to those
Impacted in regard to the supply and demand situation for corn the storm may have had a small impact some estimate that between 100 and 200 million bushels of standing corn may have been lost in the storm this is
Really a pretty small percentage of the 15.2 billion bushel u.s corn crop that usda recently projected still assessment of the damage is ongoing