Farmer-Reported Corn & Soybean Yields Slip

Published on: 17:05PM Nov 08, 2011

 More than 300,000 acres of corn have been reported to date from nearly 1,050 data points for the AgWeb Corn Harvest Map. To date, the average reported yield is 147.10 bu./acre. On the Soybean Harvest Map, 155,000 acres show a farmer-reported yields at 45.73 bu./acre. This is from 546 submissions. 

Both these numbers are slightly down from last week when the average corn yield was 147.62 bu./acre. Soybeans were at 46.30 bu./acre. 

  Corn Soybeans
USDA Oct. Crop Production
Estimated Harvested Acres (million acres)
 83.936  73.823

Oct. USDA Estimates
(bu./acre)

148.1 41.5
Avg. Farmer-Reported Yields on AgWeb
(bu./acre)
147.10 45.73

USDA Oct. U.S. Total Crop Estimates
(Bill. bu.)

12.432 3.059

Total U.S. Crop based on USDA Sept. Harvested Acres Est. using AgWeb Harvest Map Data 
(bill. bu.)
CORN  SOYBEANS

12.347

3.428