Wisconsin corn production is forecast at 506 million bushels according to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Crop Production report.
Based on conditions as of Sept. 1, yields are expected to average 172 bushels per acre, an increase of 5 bushels per acre from the Aug. 1 forecast but down 2 bushels per acre from last year.
Corn planted acreage is estimated at 3.95 million acres. An estimated 2.94 million acres will be harvested for grain. Acreage updates were made based on a thorough review of all available data.
Soybean production is forecast at 101 million bushels. The yield is forecast at 49.0 bushels per acre, unchanged from the Aug. 1 forecast but 2 bushels below 2020.
Soybean planted acreage is estimated at 2.1 million acres with 2.07 million acres to be harvested. Acreage updates were made based on a thorough review of all available data.
The forecasts are based on Sept. 1 conditions and do not reflect weather effects since that time. The next crop production forecasts, based on conditions as of Oct. 1, will be released on Oct. 12.