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RECORD CORN AND SOYBEAN YIELDS FORECASTED FOR ILLINOIS THIS YEAR. 

 

IN THE LATEST MONTHLY REPORT, THE NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS SERVICE ESTIMATES 11 MILLION ACRES OF CORN PLANTED, DOWN THREE PERCENT FROM LAST YEAR. BUT PRODUCTION WILL LIKELY BE UP SAYS CROP STATISTICIAN MARK SCHLEUSENER.

 

 

PLANTED AREA FOR SOYBEANS IS ESTIMATED AT 10 POINT SIX MILLION ACRES, WITH A RECORD YIELD FORECASTED AT 64 BUSHELS PER ACRE. THAT WOULD BE UP FOUR BUSHELS FROM LAST YEAR.

 

 

 

 

THE ILLINOIS CORN YIELD IS FORECASTED TO BE 210 BUSHELS PER ACRES, UP 19 BUSHELS FROM 2020 AND TYING THE RECORD SET IN 2018.

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