Pro Farmer Reaction to USDA Reports

September 12, 2017 04:38 PM
 
 

USDA number crunchers once again surprised grain traders and farmers when the agency raised its yield and production forecasts for corn and soybeans.

The September forecast from USDA-NASS shows corn yields at 169.9 bushels an acre. It was 169.5 bu/acre last month. 

Soybean yields come in at 49.9 bushels an acre, up a half bushel from August estimates.

Pro Farmer Editor Brian Grete analyzes the higher production numbers impact on grain stocks.

Back to news


AgTech Expo

Harness the power of AgTech

Farm Journal's AgTech Expo
Dec. 11 to 13 in Indianapolis, IN

Keynotes from: Google's Geospacial Technologist, Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie, and an expert in the Internet of Things. Plus 19 breakouts presented by independent industry experts. To learn more, click here.


 

Comments

 
Spell Check

Anthony
Ulysses, KS
9/13/2017 11:15 PM
 

  I like Paul's comment its time we got payed for doing our job to feed this nation.

 
 
Paul
Renwick, IA
9/13/2017 05:58 PM
 

  Think it's time everybody buys their 2018 production on the board and nobody plant anything just might get a decent price for 2017 production also put the ball in our court instead of the few that want to steal our crop what do you think China

 
 
Vater
Royalton , MN
9/13/2017 09:42 PM
 

  William from Indiana What the hell does Monsanto got too do with a Government agency /USDA- NASS, raising the Ending yield projections? They are not the Government. We can all hope that they are wrong with the yield projections currently . Too all farmers , Hoping you have a Safe Harvest ,

 
 

Corn College TV Education Series

2014_Team_Shot_with_Logo

Get nearly 8 hours of educational video with Farm Journal's top agronomists. Produced in the field and neatly organized by topic, from spring prep to post-harvest. Order now!

Markets

Market Data provided by Barchart.com
Brought to you by Beyer
Close