Pro Farmer is estimating this year’s corn production at 13.3 billion bushels with an average yield of 163.3 bushels per acre. That compares to the latest USDA yield estimate of 169.5 bushels per acre. Pro Farmer’s soybean estimate is 3.4 billion bushels and an average yield of just over 46 bushels per acre. USDA is forecasting soybean yields at 48.5 bushels per acre. Pro Farmer uses information from its crop tour and other factors, such as crop maturity, to make this forecast.
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