By Nancy Allen
Recent yields of soybeans and corn have been better than expected, considering the drought-like conditions during the growing season.
"The first soybeans I saw came off last week and the first corn I saw was this week," said Mercer County OSU Extension Agent Todd Mangen this morning. "The guy I talked to said he was getting about 57 bushels per acre for his beans."
Not bad, considering the overall average for soybeans in the county is 45 bushels per acre, Mangen said. [More