It’s no secret that Fayette County will be severely impacted by this summer’s drought.
Corn yields are estimated to be only one-third of the norm, and soybeans will generate about two-thirds of an average crop.
Last week’s crop survey, conducted by the Fayette County Farm Bureau, predicted an average corn yield of 41.65 bushels per acre, significantly below last year’s county average of 149.69 bushels per acre. And soybeans are projected to yield 21.49 bushels per acre, down from last year’s harvest of 32.48 bushels per acre.
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