Indiana corn and soybean yields are forecasted to be record highs
• Indiana corn yield is expected to be 189 bushels per acre, 20 bushels higher than last year’s weather decimated yield and 3 bushels higher than last month’s forecast. Total production is expected to be 992 million bushels, up 22 percent from 2019. If realized, this will be the highest Indiana corn yield on record.
• Indiana soybean production is expected to total 341 million bushels, up 25 percent from a year earlier. The yield is forecast at 60 bushels per acre, up 9 bushels from 2019 and unchanged from last month. If realized, this will be the highest yield on record.
• U.S. soybean production for beans is forecast at 4.27 billion bushels, down 1 percent from the previous forecast but up 20 percent from last year. Based on conditions as of October 1, yields are expected to average a record high 51.9 bushels per harvested acre, unchanged from the previous forecast but up 4.5 bushels from 2019. Area harvested for beans in the United States is forecast at 82.3 million acres, down 1 percent from the previous forecast but up 10 percent from 2019. Acreage updates were made in several States based on a thorough review of all available data.