KY corn growers anticipate corn yields upwards of 175 bushels per acre statewide

November 10, 2019

NOVEMBER 8 - Corn production in Kentucky is forecast at 257 million bushels, down 1 percent from the October forecast and up 19 percent from the previous crop. Yield was estimated at 177 bushels per acre, down 1 bushel from last month and up 2 bushels from the 2018 level. Acres for harvest as grain were estimated at 1.45 million acres, up 220,000 acres from 2018. 

Soybean production for Kentucky is forecast at 84.5 million bushels, up 2 percent from the October forecast and down 14 percent from 2018. Yield was estimated at 50 bushels per acre, up 1 bushels from last month and down 1.0 bushels from a year ago. Acreage for harvest as beans was estimated at 1.69 million acres, down 240,000 acres from the previous year. 

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