According to Mary Sobba, agriculture business specialist for the University Extension of Audrain County, normal corn yield is 110 to 120 bushels per acre.
This year's corn ranges anywhere from two bushels to 130 an acre, but most average between 30-60.
The soybean crop is still a question mark.Experts say beans have been suffering in the drought, but possible rain in the next several days could save them.
"If it rains within the next 10 days or so, the beans have a chance to come back, so we're still waiting for that," said Sobba
Livestock has also been adversely affected by the harsh weather.Sobba
said that many farmers' ponds are drying up, leaving little water for cattle and pastures are turning brown, leaving little food.
"We're keeping our fingers crossed," said Sobba
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