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Illinois research accurately predicts US end-of-season corn yield

September 27, 2018

Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a new method of predicting end-of-season corn yield that outperforms the USDA's estimations, in a scientifically rigorous and reproducible way. Full Story

University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences

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