2017 CORN & SOYBEAN YIELD FORECASTS FOR 9 IA DISTRICTS

8-7-17

Greetings, Selected Members of IA Legislature Agriculture Committees and all—

Iowalive’s June 2017 corn and soybean crop yield estimates remain unchanged and are posted on website:  RECORD IA CORN AND NEAR RECORD SOYBEAN CROPS IN 2017 in a unique display of four State quadrants. 

In addition, Iowalive net workers have now completed the following forecast table which is in the same District format used by the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).  USDA’s  map showing the counties in each district is posted below the table. 

IOWALIVE’S 2017 CORN & SOYBEAN FORECASTS FOR 9 IOWA DISTRICTS

USDA’s OFFICIAL 2017 YIELD ESTIMATES WILL BE RELEASED IN AUGUST

FARMERS AND OTHERS CAN DECIDE WHICH TO BELIEVE

IOWALIVE WILL HAVE IT’S 2018 YIELD FORECASTS RELEASED IN JAN 2018

IOWALIVE'S TOTAL FORECASTED 2017 CORN AND  BEAN YIELDS ARE WITHIN  2% OF USDA's 2016 YIELD ESTIMATES.   Source:  USDA & Iowalive 8-4-17

DISTRICT

CORN

District

BEANS

Corn Yield Bu Per Acre

Corn Total  (Million  Bu)

Bean Yield Bu Per Acre

Bean Total  (Million Bu)

USDA 2017

IOWALIVE 2017

USDA 2016

% Change

USDA 2017

IOWALIVE 2017

USDA 2016

% Change

USDA 2017

IOWALIVE 2017

USDA 2016

% Change

USDA 2017

2017

2016

% Change

North West

NOT YET RELEASED

198.3

194.0

2.2%

NOT YET RELEASED

393.1

389.5

0.9%

NW

NOT YET RELEASED

56.6

58.0

-2.4%

NOT YET RELEASED

86.7

88.0

-1.4%

North Central

194.3

199.0

-2.4%

387.4

383.3

1.1%

NC

54.6

57.5

-5.0%

65.8

68.9

-4.5%

North East

198.6

199.0

-0.2%

393.4

326.1

20.6%

NE

53.4

58.5

-8.7%

43.8

46.4

-5.6%

West Central

197.1

192.0

2.7%

391.7

396.2

-1.1%

WC

55.7

57.0

-2.3%

82.7

84.3

-1.9%

Central

212.5

211.0

0.7%

409.3

416.8

-1.8%

C

59.6

59.0

1.0%

75.6

78.9

-4.2%

East Central

201.6

205.0

-1.7%

296.4

288.6

2.7%

EC

58.8

59.5

-1.2%

58.0

56.0

3.6%

South West

186.5

187.0

-0.3%

184.3

202.9

-9.2%

SW

50.1

53.5

-6.4%

50.9

51.6

-1.4%

South Central

185.5

179.0

3.6%

102.6

102.4

0.2%

SC

56.1

52.5

6.9%

32.0

32.1

-0.3%

South East

187.4

186.0

0.8%

173.8

173.3

0.3%

SE

56.0

55.0

1.8%

43.4

43.9

-1.0%

State

191.7

197.0

-2.7%

2,732.0

2,679.2

2.0%

State

56.1

57.0

-1.6%

538.9

550.1

-2.0%

 

IOWA CROP YIELD DISTRICTS USED BY USDA

USDA’s forecasts are expected to show near record yields as well.

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Sincerely,

Iowalive     A growing network of volunteer citizens and professionals for improving Iowa