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Few Changes to USDA's Wisconsin Crop Production Report

Thursday, November 11th, 2021 -- 8:01 AM


(Wisconsin Ag Connection) The USDA has not made many changes since it's previous Wisconsin crop production report in October.

According to the latest figures, which were based on conditions as of November 1, state corn farmers are still expected to harvest 506 million bushels this fall, but yields are projected to average 172 bushels per acre. That's one bushel per acre less than last year.

An estimated 3.95 million acres will be harvested for grain in 2021. Soybean production is forecast at 112 million bushels, with yield to be around 54 bushels per acre, unchanged from a month earlier, but two bushels lower than in 2020.

Soybean planted acreage is estimated at 2.10 million acres with 2.07 million acres to be harvested. And potato growers in Wisconsin are estimating their harvest to be around 31.2 million hundredweight, up eight percent from the prior season.

Yield is forecast at 445 cwt per acre, with an expected 70,000 acres to be harvested.

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