Soybean yield information released
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[March 01, 2010]
The USDA Crop Reporting Service just
released soybean yields by county on Friday. The state average yield
was 46 bushels per acre. Logan County averaged 51, Sangamon 53,
DeWitt 55, Macon 55, Mason 46, Tazewell 53 and McLean 54.
The top counties in the state were Champaign and Piatt with a
56-bushel yield. Following them were several counties with 55-bushel
yields: Carroll, DeWitt, Macon, Vermillion, Christian, Douglas and
The top producing county for total production remained
McLean County with 13,041,000 bushels of production, closely
followed by Livingston County with 12,954,000 bushels.
The Logan County yield was one bushel better than the 50 average
established last year but well off the 2004 record of 56 bushels per
Information on soybeans yields in all counties is available on
the Logan County Extension Web site at
logan/blogs/eb108/index.html or from the source files at the
National Ag Statistics Service at
Corn yields will not be released for another month, due to
incomplete harvest in many states.
University of Illinois Extension, Logan County]