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USDA Forecasts Increase In Corn Production, Average Yields

By Angie Haflich
The USDA has increased Colorado’s corn production.
As The Prowers Journal reports, the National Agricultural Statistics Service’s Nov. 9 crop production report is forecasting 187.96 million bushels of corn this fall, due to an anticipated increase in average yield, which is projected at 148 bushels per acre, up about 3 bushels per acre from last month, when the USDA predicted overall corn production in Colorado at 184..15 million bushels.
The state’s all-time record corn production – set in 2010 - was 182.71 million bushels, set in 2010, at which time the average yield was 151 bushels an acre.
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