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Jay County Harvest Update

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Eighty bushel corn yields is not uncommon in Indiana this harvest, but in the Jay County area that’s about the best any farmer has had. Jim Lochtefeld farms there and reports yields running in the zero to 80 range, but that’s the early corn and about the only corn harvested so far.

“Most of the zero to 80 was the stuff put in the first two to 2 ½ weeks of April. Anybody that planted after the third week of April, the corn is actually pretty good. Listen for the full field update:[audio:http://www.hoosieragtoday.com//wp-content/uploads//2012/10/HFU-JL-100912.mp3|titles=Jim Lochtefeld October 9 field update]