In this final issue of the F.I.R.S.T. Harvest Reports, you'll find regional summaries for all the plots tested this year. The summaries offer side-by-side comparisons of how a hybrid or variety fared in multiple locations within a region. To view maps of the regions these harvest reports cover, click on the links below.

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Illinois Illinois South - Early Season Test
Illinois South - Full-Season Test

Illinois West Central - Early Season Test
Illinois West Central - Full-Season Test

Illinois North - Early Season Test
Illinois North - Full-Season Test

Illinois East Central - Early Season Test
Illinois East Central - Full-Season Test

Illinois Central - CRW Susceptible Test

Indiana Indiana South - All-Season Test

Indiana North - Early Season Test
Indiana North - Full-Season Test

Indiana Central - Early Season Test
Indiana Central - Full-Season Test

Iowa Iowa North Central - Early Season Test
Iowa North Central - Full-Season Test

Iowa East Central - Early Season Test
Iowa East Central - Full-Season Test

Iowa North - Ultra-Early Season Test

Iowa West Central - Early Season Test
Iowa West Central - Full-Season Test

Iowa Northwest - Early Season Test
Iowa Northwest - Full-Season Test

Minnesota Minnesota West Central - Early Season Test
Minnesota West Central - Full-Season Test

Minnesota Southwest - Early Season Test
Minnesota Southwest - Full-Season Test

Minnesota Southeast - Early Season Test
Minnesota Southeast - Full-Season Test

South Dakota and Nebraska South Dakota Southeast - Early Season Test
South Dakota Southeast - Full-Season Test

South Dakota Northeast - Early Season Test
South Dakota Northeast - Full-Season Test

Nebraska Northeast - Early Season Test
Nebraska Northeast - Full-Season Test

Wisconsin, Ohio, Michigan Wisconsin South - Early Season Test
Wisconsin South - Full-Season Test

Ohio West Central - All-Season Test
Ohio Northwest - All-Season Test

Michigan South - All-Season Test

North Central Tri-State - Early Season Test
North Central Tri-State - Full-Season Test

Minnesota West Central, Minnesota South West and Minnesota South East

Wet soils delayed planting at the Cottonwood, MN, plot. The field had good emergence and early growth, but experienced dry conditions from late June through early August. Good fall rains helped finish the crop. Average yield was 187.8 bu./acre and 188.9 bu./acre on the early season and full-season tests, respectively.
Cottonwood, MN - Early Season Test
Cottonwood, MN - Full-Season Test

At the Redwood Falls, MN, plot, growing conditions were good until the weather turned dry in mid-June. A 5-in. rain in August helped boost the yield. Average yield was 183.1 bu./acre and 186.3 bu./acre on the early season and full-season tests, respectively.
Redwood Falls, MN - Early Season Test
Redwood Falls, MN - Full-Season Test

Falls rains and heat helped boost yields and matured the plants earlier than normal at the Jackson, MN, location. Average yield was 195.6 bu./acre on the early season test and 183.1 bu./acre on the full-season test.
Jackson, MN - Early Season Test
Jackson, MN - Full-Season Test

Warm spring weather with good moisture resulted in fast emergence and early growth at the Jeffers, MN, plot. A 6-in. rain in August enhanced kernel size. Average yield was 178.6 bu./acre and 172.7 bu./acre on the early season and full-season tests, respectively.
Jeffers, MN - Early Season Test
Jeffers, MN - Full-Season Test

This was the sixth year for corn-on-corn at the Eyota, MN, location. Excess rain this fall delayed harvest until Oct. 30. Average yield was 182.2 bu./acre on the early season test and 180.8 bu./acre on the full-season test.
Eyota, MN - Early Season Test
Eyota, MN - Full-Season Test

Sunny days in June and July helped promote excellent plant growth at the Kasson, MN, plot. Overall, this location had a super average yield of 211.3 bu./acre and 219.7 bu./acre on the early season and full-season tests, respectively.
Kasson, MN - Early Season Test
Kasson, MN - Full-Season Test

This was the second year for corn at the Cannon Falls, MN, location. Growing conditions were acceptable, however, a wet fall dealyed harvest. Average yield was 193.5 bu./acre on the early season test and 196.9 bu./acre on the full-season test.
Cannon Falls, MN - Early Season Test
Cannon Falls, MN - Full-Season Test

At the Madison Lake, MN, plot, growing conditions were good until the weather turned dry in mid-June. Nice rain in August helped make the crop. Average yield was 185.6 bu./acre and 186.6 bu./acre on the early season and full-season tests, respectively.
Madison Lake, MN - Early Season Test
Madison Lake, MN - Full-Season Test

Spring growing conditions were ideal at the Austin, MN, location. A high number of corn rootworm beetles were noted in late summer. Average yield was 193.8 bu./acre on the early season test and 192.8 bu./acre on the full-season test.
Austin, MN - Early Season Test
Austin, MN - Full-Season Test

It was a perfect spring with good soil conditions, good moisture and warm weather at the Hector, MN, plot. July was dry, then good rains fell in August and continued through to harvest on Oct. 24. Average yield was 158.4 bu./acre and 159.4 bu./acre on the early season and full-season tests, respectively.
Hector, MN - Early Season Test
Hector, MN - Full-Season Test

Timely rains helped produce a nice corn crop at the Glencoe, MN, location. Average yield was 193.3 bu./acre on the early season test and 197.4 bu./acre on the full-season test.
Glencoe, MN - Early Season Test
Glencoe, MN - Full-Season Test