2022 County Crop Estimates Released for Corn and Soybeans


County estimates are out for 2022 Illinois corn and soybeans. Counties with the highest average corn yields per acre were Stark, Woodford and Ogle says Crop Statistician Mark Schleusener. As for corn production:

“McClean County ranked first across the entire United Stated with nearly 71 million bushels of corn produced last year. Additionally, Illinois had the top five counties in the country for total corn production; Iroquois, Livingston, LaSalle, and Champaign Counties were ranked second through fifth in total corn production nationally.”

McClean was also the top county for soybean production nationally, with 21 point two million bushels. Other high soybean producing counties in Illinois include Iroquois, Champaign, Livingston and LaSalle.

***Courtesy of the Illinois Department of Central Management Services***

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