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State Soybeans Forecast at Record Average 64 bu/acre
Illinois Ag Connection - 10/13/2021

In Illinois, planted corn area is estimated at 11.0 million acres, down 3 percent from last year, according to USDA's National Ag Statistics Service. Harvested area, forecast at 10.8 million acres, is down 3 percent from 2020. Based on October 1 conditions, the Illinois corn yield is forecast at a record 210 bushels per acre, up 19 bushels from 2020. Production is forecast at 2.27 billion bushels, up 7 percent from last year's production.

Soybeans: Planted area is estimated at 10.60 million acres, up 3 percent from last year. Harvested area, forecast at 10.55 million acres, is up 3 percent from 2020. Based on October 1 conditions, the Illinois soybean yield is forecast at a record 64 bushels per acre, up 4 bushels from 2020. Production is forecast at a record 675 million bushels, up 10 percent from 2020.

Alfalfa hay: Harvested area, forecast at 180,000 acres, is down 18 percent from 2020. Based on October 1 conditions, the Illinois alfalfa hay yield is forecast at 3.50 tons per acre, down 0.40 tons from the previous year. Production is forecast at 630,000 tons, down 27 percent from 2020.

Other hay: Harvested area, forecast at 240,000 acres, is down 11 percent from 2020. Based on October 1 conditions, the Illinois other hay yield is forecast at 2.40 tons per acre, up 0.10 tons from the previous year. Production is estimated at 576,000 tons, down 7 percent from 2020.


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