North Dakota farmers harvested a record high 3.6 million acres of corn, up 104 percent from 2020. The average yield was 105 bushels per acre, down 34 bushels from last year. North Dakota soybean harvested acreage was also record large at 7.1 million. Soybean yields averaged 25.5 bushels per acre, down 8.5 bushels from one year ago. Canola harvested acreage was also a record breaker at 1.7 million acres and yields averaged 1,340 pounds per acre. North Dakota dry bean acreage was down 21 percent and production is half of what it was in 2020. Dry bean yields came in at 1,030 pounds. Sugarbeet yields averaged 29.2 tons per acre.
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