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Mid-Atlantic Corn and Soybean Yields Show Great Variability in Response to Precipitation during Critical Growth Stages


Author:
Cavigelli, Michel
Year:
2018
Abstract:
The mid-Atlantic coastal plain, where the FSP is located, has higher than average variability in corn and soybean yields compared to the most productive agricultural regions in the US. Precipitation is the primary driver of crop yield variability in this region and drought is often responsible for low yields.
Format:
1 online resource (2 pages)
Language:
English
Publisher:
USDA Northeast Climate Hub
Collection:
USDA publications