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2020 Wisconsin Crops Value Report

Sunday, February 28th, 2021 -- 9:09 AM

(Wisconsin Ag Connection) -The production of Wisconsin's field and miscellaneous crops went up in value at $4.14 billion in 2020.

That was a whopping 33 percent increase from the previous year, despite the fact that production was bountiful during the growing season.  The value of corn for grain production totaled $2.14 billion, up 41 percent for the year.  Wisconsin's corn price averaged $4.15 per bushel, an increase of 72-cents from the last marketing year.  With a 61 percent increase from 2019, the value of soybean production was $1.08 billion.

The average price increased $2.28 from the previous year to $10.70 per bushel.  And the value of production increased from 2019 to 2020 for potatoes barley, alfalfa hay and oats. However, other hay, rye and winter wheat saw decreases last year.

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