Minnesota’s soybean production took a big hit this year, down 20 percent from last year. At 44 bushels per acre, the average yield is down five bushels from last year. Corn production is forecast to be down seven percent for a year ago with yields averaging 173 bushels per acre, down nine bushels per acre from last year. Dry edible bean production in Minnesota is called record high, up nine percent from last year. Sugarbeet production is estimated to be up eight percent. Sunflower production is down five percent.
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