USDA: record high soybean production in 2018

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USDA: record high soybean production in 2018

The USDA says U.S. soybean production in 2018 was a new all-time high. The soybean crop totaled 4.544 billion bushels, less than the previous projection following a reduction in average yield because of a late slowdown in harvest, but still up 3% from 2017. 2018’s average yield was 51.6 bushels per acre, compared to 49.3 the year before. Record yields were achieved in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Mississippi, New York, and Ohio. Planted area was 89.196 million acres, compared to 90.162 million in 2017, while harvested area was 88.110 million acres, compared to 89.542 million the previous year.

Corn totaled 14.420 billion bushels, down 1% on the year, with the average yield of 176.4 bushels per acre slightly below the 2017 record of 176.6, also affected by late slowdown in harvest. Arizona, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Nebraska, Ohio, Utah, West Virginia, and Wyoming all reported record high average yields. Planted area was 89.129 million acres, compared to 90.167 million the year before, and harvested area was 81.740 million acres, compared to 82.733 million in 2017.

Spring wheat came out at 623.232 million bushels, compared to 415.851 million in 2017, with an average yield of 48.3 bushels per acre, compared to 41.0 the prior year. Idaho and North Dakota both notched new highs for average yield. Planted area was 13.2 million acres, compared to 11.019 million the year before, and harvested area was 12.896 million acres, compared to 10.148 million in 2017.

2019 winter wheat planted area was pegged at 31.29 million acres, 4% less than in 2018 because of the harvest delays and generally slow demand for U.S. wheat on the export market. By type, hard red winter was reported at 22.2 million acres, a decline of 3%, with soft red winter at 5.66 million acres, 7% lower, and white winter totaled 3.44 million acres, down 3%. Record low acreage was reported in Nebraska, New Jersey, Ohio, and West Virginia.

2019 prospective planting estimates for corn and soybeans are scheduled for the end of March but could be pushed back by another government shutdown. Funding for the federal government runs out February 15th.

Illinois: Corn: 2.279 billion bushels, compared to 2.201 billion in 2017; record average yield of 210 bushels per acre, compared to 201 a year ago; Soybeans: 698.75 million bushels, compared to 611.9 million in 2017; record average yield of 65 bushels per acre, compared to 58 a year ago
 
Indiana: Corn: 982.8 million bushels, compared to 936 million in 2017; record average yield of 189 bushels per acre, compared to 180 a year ago; Soybeans: 346.32 million bushels, compared to 320.76 million in 2017; record average yield of 58.5 bushels per acre, compared to 54 a year ago

Iowa: Corn: 2.509 billion bushels, compared to 2.606 billion in 2017; average yield of 196 bushels per acre, compared to 202 a year ago; Soybeans: 564.87 million bushels, compared to 566.58 million in 2017; average yield of 57 bushels per acre, steady with a year ago

Michigan: Corn: 296.82 million bushels, compared to 300.51 million in 2017; average yield of 153 bushels per acre, compared to 159 a year ago; Soybeans: 109.44 million bushels, compared to 96.475 million in 2017; average yield of 48 bushels per acre, compared to 42.5 a year ago

Minnesota: Corn: 1.363 billion bushels, compared to 1.48 billion in 2017; average yield of 182 bushels per acre, compared to 194 a year ago; Soybeans: 389.355 million bushels, compared to 384.275 million in 2017; average yield of 50.5 bushels per acre, compared to 47.5 a year ago; Spring Wheat: 92.63 million bushels, compared to 75.71 million in 2017; average yield of 59 bushels per acre, compared to 67 a year ago

Missouri: Corn: 466.2 million bushels, compared to 552.5 million in 2017; average yield of 140 bushels per acre, compared to 170 a year ago; Soybeans: 261 million bushels, compared to 292.545 million in 2017; average yield of 45 bushels per acre, compared to 49.5 million a year ago

Nebraska: Corn: 1.788 billion bushels, compared to 1.683 billion in 2017; average yield of 192 bushels per acre, compared to 181 a year ago; Soybeans: 333.35 million bushels, compared to 326.025 million in 2017; average yield of 59 bushels per acre, compared to 57.5 a year ago

Ohio: Corn: 617.1 million bushels, compared to 557.55 million in 2017; record average yield of 187 bushels per acre, compared to 177 a year ago; Soybeans: 288.84 million bushels, compared to 241.23 million in 2017; record average yield of 58 bushels per acre, compared to 49.5 a year ago

South Dakota: Corn: 777.6 million bushels, compared to 736.6 million in 2017; average yield of 160 bushels per acre, compared to 145 a year ago; Soybeans: 256.68 million bushels, compared to 241.32 million in 2017; average yield of 46 bushels per acre, compared to 43 a year ago; Spring Wheat: 40.53 million bushels, compared to 20.77 million in 2017; average yield of 42 bushels per acre, compared to 31 a year ago
 
Wisconsin: Corn: 545.24 million bushels, compared to 509.82 million in 2017; average yield of 172 bushels per acre, compared to 174 a year ago; Soybeans: 105.84 million bushels, compared to 101.65 million in 2017; average yield of 49 bushels per acre, compared to 47.5 a year ago

The USDA says U.S. soybean production in 2018 was a new all-time high. The soybean crop totaled 4.544 billion bushels, less than the previous projection following a reduction in average yield because of a late slowdown in harvest, but still up 3% from 2017. 2018’s average yield was 51.6 bushels per acre, compared to 49.3 the year before. Record yields were achieved in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Mississippi, New York, and Ohio. Planted area was 89.196 million acres, compared to 90.162 million in 2017, while harvested area was 88.110 million acres, compared to 89.542 million the previous year.

Corn totaled 14.420 billion bushels, down 1% on the year, with the average yield of 176.4 bushels per acre slightly below the 2017 record of 176.6, also affected by late slowdown in harvest. Arizona, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Nebraska, Ohio, Utah, West Virginia, and Wyoming all reported record high average yields. Planted area was 89.129 million acres, compared to 90.167 million the year before, and harvested area was 81.740 million acres, compared to 82.733 million in 2017.

Spring wheat came out at 623.232 million bushels, compared to 415.851 million in 2017, with an average yield of 48.3 bushels per acre, compared to 41.0 the prior year. Idaho and North Dakota both notched new highs for average yield. Planted area was 13.2 million acres, compared to 11.019 million the year before, and harvested area was 12.896 million acres, compared to 10.148 million in 2017.

2019 winter wheat planted area was pegged at 31.29 million acres, 4% less than in 2018 because of the harvest delays and generally slow demand for U.S. wheat on the export market. By type, hard red winter was reported at 22.2 million acres, a decline of 3%, with soft red winter at 5.66 million acres, 7% lower, and white winter totaled 3.44 million acres, down 3%. Record low acreage was reported in Nebraska, New Jersey, Ohio, and West Virginia.

2019 prospective planting estimates for corn and soybeans are scheduled for the end of March but could be pushed back by another government shutdown. Funding for the federal government runs out February 15th.

Illinois: Corn: 2.279 billion bushels, compared to 2.201 billion in 2017; record average yield of 210 bushels per acre, compared to 201 a year ago; Soybeans: 698.75 million bushels, compared to 611.9 million in 2017; record average yield of 65 bushels per acre, compared to 58 a year ago
 
Indiana: Corn: 982.8 million bushels, compared to 936 million in 2017; record average yield of 189 bushels per acre, compared to 180 a year ago; Soybeans: 346.32 million bushels, compared to 320.76 million in 2017; record average yield of 58.5 bushels per acre, compared to 54 a year ago

Iowa: Corn: 2.509 billion bushels, compared to 2.606 billion in 2017; average yield of 196 bushels per acre, compared to 202 a year ago; Soybeans: 564.87 million bushels, compared to 566.58 million in 2017; average yield of 57 bushels per acre, steady with a year ago

Michigan: Corn: 296.82 million bushels, compared to 300.51 million in 2017; average yield of 153 bushels per acre, compared to 159 a year ago; Soybeans: 109.44 million bushels, compared to 96.475 million in 2017; average yield of 48 bushels per acre, compared to 42.5 a year ago

Minnesota: Corn: 1.363 billion bushels, compared to 1.48 billion in 2017; average yield of 182 bushels per acre, compared to 194 a year ago; Soybeans: 389.355 million bushels, compared to 384.275 million in 2017; average yield of 50.5 bushels per acre, compared to 47.5 a year ago; Spring Wheat: 92.63 million bushels, compared to 75.71 million in 2017; average yield of 59 bushels per acre, compared to 67 a year ago

Missouri: Corn: 466.2 million bushels, compared to 552.5 million in 2017; average yield of 140 bushels per acre, compared to 170 a year ago; Soybeans: 261 million bushels, compared to 292.545 million in 2017; average yield of 45 bushels per acre, compared to 49.5 million a year ago

Nebraska: Corn: 1.788 billion bushels, compared to 1.683 billion in 2017; average yield of 192 bushels per acre, compared to 181 a year ago; Soybeans: 333.35 million bushels, compared to 326.025 million in 2017; average yield of 59 bushels per acre, compared to 57.5 a year ago

Ohio: Corn: 617.1 million bushels, compared to 557.55 million in 2017; record average yield of 187 bushels per acre, compared to 177 a year ago; Soybeans: 288.84 million bushels, compared to 241.23 million in 2017; record average yield of 58 bushels per acre, compared to 49.5 a year ago

South Dakota: Corn: 777.6 million bushels, compared to 736.6 million in 2017; average yield of 160 bushels per acre, compared to 145 a year ago; Soybeans: 256.68 million bushels, compared to 241.32 million in 2017; average yield of 46 bushels per acre, compared to 43 a year ago; Spring Wheat: 40.53 million bushels, compared to 20.77 million in 2017; average yield of 42 bushels per acre, compared to 31 a year ago
 
Wisconsin: Corn: 545.24 million bushels, compared to 509.82 million in 2017; average yield of 172 bushels per acre, compared to 174 a year ago; Soybeans: 105.84 million bushels, compared to 101.65 million in 2017; average yield of 49 bushels per acre, compared to 47.5 a year ago

The USDA says U.S. soybean production in 2018 was a new all-time high. The soybean crop totaled 4.544 billion bushels, less than the previous projection following a reduction in average yield because of a late slowdown in harvest, but still up 3% from 2017. 2018’s average yield was 51.6 bushels per acre, compared to 49.3 the year before. Record yields were achieved in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Mississippi, New York, and Ohio. Planted area was 89.196 million acres, compared to 90.162 million in 2017, while harvested area was 88.110 million acres, compared to 89.542 million the previous year.

Corn totaled 14.420 billion bushels, down 1% on the year, with the average yield of 176.4 bushels per acre slightly below the 2017 record of 176.6, also affected by late slowdown in harvest. Arizona, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Nebraska, Ohio, Utah, West Virginia, and Wyoming all reported record high average yields. Planted area was 89.129 million acres, compared to 90.167 million the year before, and harvested area was 81.740 million acres, compared to 82.733 million in 2017.

Spring wheat came out at 623.232 million bushels, compared to 415.851 million in 2017, with an average yield of 48.3 bushels per acre, compared to 41.0 the prior year. Idaho and North Dakota both notched new highs for average yield. Planted area was 13.2 million acres, compared to 11.019 million the year before, and harvested area was 12.896 million acres, compared to 10.148 million in 2017.

2019 winter wheat planted area was pegged at 31.29 million acres, 4% less than in 2018 because of the harvest delays and generally slow demand for U.S. wheat on the export market. By type, hard red winter was reported at 22.2 million acres, a decline of 3%, with soft red winter at 5.66 million acres, 7% lower, and white winter totaled 3.44 million acres, down 3%. Record low acreage was reported in Nebraska, New Jersey, Ohio, and West Virginia.

2019 prospective planting estimates for corn and soybeans are scheduled for the end of March but could be pushed back by another government shutdown. Funding for the federal government runs out February 15th.

Illinois: Corn: 2.279 billion bushels, compared to 2.201 billion in 2017; record average yield of 210 bushels per acre, compared to 201 a year ago; Soybeans: 698.75 million bushels, compared to 611.9 million in 2017; record average yield of 65 bushels per acre, compared to 58 a year ago
 
Indiana: Corn: 982.8 million bushels, compared to 936 million in 2017; record average yield of 189 bushels per acre, compared to 180 a year ago; Soybeans: 346.32 million bushels, compared to 320.76 million in 2017; record average yield of 58.5 bushels per acre, compared to 54 a year ago

Iowa: Corn: 2.509 billion bushels, compared to 2.606 billion in 2017; average yield of 196 bushels per acre, compared to 202 a year ago; Soybeans: 564.87 million bushels, compared to 566.58 million in 2017; average yield of 57 bushels per acre, steady with a year ago

Michigan: Corn: 296.82 million bushels, compared to 300.51 million in 2017; average yield of 153 bushels per acre, compared to 159 a year ago; Soybeans: 109.44 million bushels, compared to 96.475 million in 2017; average yield of 48 bushels per acre, compared to 42.5 a year ago

Minnesota: Corn: 1.363 billion bushels, compared to 1.48 billion in 2017; average yield of 182 bushels per acre, compared to 194 a year ago; Soybeans: 389.355 million bushels, compared to 384.275 million in 2017; average yield of 50.5 bushels per acre, compared to 47.5 a year ago; Spring Wheat: 92.63 million bushels, compared to 75.71 million in 2017; average yield of 59 bushels per acre, compared to 67 a year ago

Missouri: Corn: 466.2 million bushels, compared to 552.5 million in 2017; average yield of 140 bushels per acre, compared to 170 a year ago; Soybeans: 261 million bushels, compared to 292.545 million in 2017; average yield of 45 bushels per acre, compared to 49.5 million a year ago

Nebraska: Corn: 1.788 billion bushels, compared to 1.683 billion in 2017; average yield of 192 bushels per acre, compared to 181 a year ago; Soybeans: 333.35 million bushels, compared to 326.025 million in 2017; average yield of 59 bushels per acre, compared to 57.5 a year ago

Ohio: Corn: 617.1 million bushels, compared to 557.55 million in 2017; record average yield of 187 bushels per acre, compared to 177 a year ago; Soybeans: 288.84 million bushels, compared to 241.23 million in 2017; record average yield of 58 bushels per acre, compared to 49.5 a year ago

South Dakota: Corn: 777.6 million bushels, compared to 736.6 million in 2017; average yield of 160 bushels per acre, compared to 145 a year ago; Soybeans: 256.68 million bushels, compared to 241.32 million in 2017; average yield of 46 bushels per acre, compared to 43 a year ago; Spring Wheat: 40.53 million bushels, compared to 20.77 million in 2017; average yield of 42 bushels per acre, compared to 31 a year ago
 
Wisconsin: Corn: 545.24 million bushels, compared to 509.82 million in 2017; average yield of 172 bushels per acre, compared to 174 a year ago; Soybeans: 105.84 million bushels, compared to 101.65 million in 2017; average yield of 49 bushels per acre, compared to 47.5 a year ago

The USDA says U.S. soybean production in 2018 was a new all-time high. The soybean crop totaled 4.544 billion bushels, less than the previous projection following a reduction in average yield because of a late slowdown in harvest, but still up 3% from 2017. 2018’s average yield was 51.6 bushels per acre, compared to 49.3 the year before. Record yields were achieved in Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Mississippi, New York, and Ohio. Planted area was 89.196 million acres, compared to 90.162 million in 2017, while harvested area was 88.110 million acres, compared to 89.542 million the previous year.

Corn totaled 14.420 billion bushels, down 1% on the year, with the average yield of 176.4 bushels per acre slightly below the 2017 record of 176.6, also affected by late slowdown in harvest. Arizona, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Nebraska, Ohio, Utah, West Virginia, and Wyoming all reported record high average yields. Planted area was 89.129 million acres, compared to 90.167 million the year before, and harvested area was 81.740 million acres, compared to 82.733 million in 2017.

Spring wheat came out at 623.232 million bushels, compared to 415.851 million in 2017, with an average yield of 48.3 bushels per acre, compared to 41.0 the prior year. Idaho and North Dakota both notched new highs for average yield. Planted area was 13.2 million acres, compared to 11.019 million the year before, and harvested area was 12.896 million acres, compared to 10.148 million in 2017.

2019 winter wheat planted area was pegged at 31.29 million acres, 4% less than in 2018 because of the harvest delays and generally slow demand for U.S. wheat on the export market. By type, hard red winter was reported at 22.2 million acres, a decline of 3%, with soft red winter at 5.66 million acres, 7% lower, and white winter totaled 3.44 million acres, down 3%. Record low acreage was reported in Nebraska, New Jersey, Ohio, and West Virginia.

2019 prospective planting estimates for corn and soybeans are scheduled for the end of March but could be pushed back by another government shutdown. Funding for the federal government runs out February 15th.

Illinois: Corn: 2.279 billion bushels, compared to 2.201 billion in 2017; record average yield of 210 bushels per acre, compared to 201 a year ago; Soybeans: 698.75 million bushels, compared to 611.9 million in 2017; record average yield of 65 bushels per acre, compared to 58 a year ago
 
Indiana: Corn: 982.8 million bushels, compared to 936 million in 2017; record average yield of 189 bushels per acre, compared to 180 a year ago; Soybeans: 346.32 million bushels, compared to 320.76 million in 2017; record average yield of 58.5 bushels per acre, compared to 54 a year ago

Iowa: Corn: 2.509 billion bushels, compared to 2.606 billion in 2017; average yield of 196 bushels per acre, compared to 202 a year ago; Soybeans: 564.87 million bushels, compared to 566.58 million in 2017; average yield of 57 bushels per acre, steady with a year ago

Michigan: Corn: 296.82 million bushels, compared to 300.51 million in 2017; average yield of 153 bushels per acre, compared to 159 a year ago; Soybeans: 109.44 million bushels, compared to 96.475 million in 2017; average yield of 48 bushels per acre, compared to 42.5 a year ago

Minnesota: Corn: 1.363 billion bushels, compared to 1.48 billion in 2017; average yield of 182 bushels per acre, compared to 194 a year ago; Soybeans: 389.355 million bushels, compared to 384.275 million in 2017; average yield of 50.5 bushels per acre, compared to 47.5 a year ago; Spring Wheat: 92.63 million bushels, compared to 75.71 million in 2017; average yield of 59 bushels per acre, compared to 67 a year ago

Missouri: Corn: 466.2 million bushels, compared to 552.5 million in 2017; average yield of 140 bushels per acre, compared to 170 a year ago; Soybeans: 261 million bushels, compared to 292.545 million in 2017; average yield of 45 bushels per acre, compared to 49.5 million a year ago

Nebraska: Corn: 1.788 billion bushels, compared to 1.683 billion in 2017; average yield of 192 bushels per acre, compared to 181 a year ago; Soybeans: 333.35 million bushels, compared to 326.025 million in 2017; average yield of 59 bushels per acre, compared to 57.5 a year ago

Ohio: Corn: 617.1 million bushels, compared to 557.55 million in 2017; record average yield of 187 bushels per acre, compared to 177 a year ago; Soybeans: 288.84 million bushels, compared to 241.23 million in 2017; record average yield of 58 bushels per acre, compared to 49.5 a year ago

South Dakota: Corn: 777.6 million bushels, compared to 736.6 million in 2017; average yield of 160 bushels per acre, compared to 145 a year ago; Soybeans: 256.68 million bushels, compared to 241.32 million in 2017; average yield of 46 bushels per acre, compared to 43 a year ago; Spring Wheat: 40.53 million bushels, compared to 20.77 million in 2017; average yield of 42 bushels per acre, compared to 31 a year ago
 
Wisconsin: Corn: 545.24 million bushels, compared to 509.82 million in 2017; average yield of 172 bushels per acre, compared to 174 a year ago; Soybeans: 105.84 million bushels, compared to 101.65 million in 2017; average yield of 49 bushels per acre, compared to 47.5 a year ago

Illinois: Winter Wheat: 600,000 acres, unchanged from 2018
 
Indiana: Winter Wheat: 300,000 acres, down 3% from the 2018 total of 310,000

Iowa: Winter Wheat: 30,000 acres, up 88% from the 2018 total of 16,000

Michigan: Winter Wheat: 500,000 acres, down 2% from the 2018 total of 510,000

Minnesota: Winter Wheat: 15,000 acres, up 36% from the 2018 total of 11,000

Missouri: Winter Wheat: 700,000 acres, down 5% from the 2018 total of 740,000

Nebraska: Winter Wheat: Record low 930,000 acres, down 15% from the 2018 total of 1.1 million

Ohio: Winter Wheat: Record low 460,000 acres, down 6% from the 2018 total of 490,000

South Dakota: Winter Wheat: 800,000 acres, down 4% from the 2018 total of 830,000

Wisconsin: Winter Wheat: 215,000 acres, down 10% from the 2018 total of 240,000

2019-02-08T12:02:13-05:00Agriculture News|