Ag in the AM: Soybean Yields Higher

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois –¬†Iowa and Illinois farmers are harvesting more soybeans than first thought.¬†

The latest crop report just out shows Illinois soybean farmers are harvesting four added bushels an acre that projected last month.

Iowa farmers are harvest a bushel an acre more.

In Iowa, the average yield is 44-bushels per acre, down more than seven percent from last year.

In Illinois, the yield is 43-bushels per acre. That’s off 11-percent from a year ago.

Iowa is expected to harvest 409 million acres of soybeans, 31-million more acres than in Illinois.

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