USDA: 2023 U.S. corn crop record large – Voice Of Muscatine

USDA: 2023 U.S. corn crop record large

U.S. farmers produced a record corn crop in 2023.

The USDA says production topped 15.342 billion bushels, above pre-report estimates and 12% larger than 2022, with a record high average yield of 177.3 bushels per acre, which canceled out a slight decrease in harvested area to 86.513 million acres. In 2022, corn production was 13.651 billion bushels with an average yield of 173.4 bushels per acre on harvested area of 78.705 million acres.

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