2017 US Corn Belt Crop Tour

 

Michigan

About Michigan
51,400
Number of farms
194 acres
Average size of a Michigan farm
9,950,000 acres
Land in Michigan farms
58
Average age of a Michigan Farmer
98%
Percentage of US farms individually or family-owned
1st
Michigan’s ranking for the state that produces the most low-fat ice cream mix and grows the most cucumbers for pickles, blueberries and tart cherries.
2nd
Michigan’s ranking for the state with the most diverse agriculture industry in the US
300
Number of agricultural commodities produced in Michigan
2,300,000 acres
Corn acres in 2017, -4.17% vs. 2016

157 bu/acre
Corn yield in 2016, -5.0 bu/acre vs. 2015
2,350,000 acres
Soybean acres in 2017, +13.53% vs. 2016

50.5 bu/acre
Soybean yield in 2016, +1.5 bu/acre vs. 2015
430,000 acres
Wheat acres in 2017, -29.51% vs. 2016

89 bu/acre 
Wheat yield in 2016, +8.0 bu/acre vs. 2015

 

2017 US Corn Belt Tour