According to USDA’s Crop Production Summary, Minnesota corn production dropped seven percent from a year ago. Yields are estimated at 174 bushels per acre, down eight bushels from last year. Minnesota soybean production declined three percent with average yields at 44 bushels per acre. The size of Minnesota’s sugarbeet crop is down 20 percent from 2018 with average yields at 25 tons per acre. Oil sunflower production is down five percent; hay production is down four percent.
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