2017 US Corn Belt Crop Tour

 

North Dakota

About North Dakota
28,900
Number of farms
1,312 acres
Average size of a North Dakota farm
39,100,000 acres
Land in North Dakota farms
90%
North Dakota’s land area occupied by farms;  the motto, “Strength from the Soil,” appears on the state’s coat of arms and governor’s flag
1st
North Dakota farmers are experts in no-tillage and reduced tillage practices that help save the soil
Every time
Every time we eat spaghetti, chances are there’s North Dakota durum in it
1,200,000
Turkeys produced annually in North Dakota
3,300,000 acres
Corn acres in 2017, -4.35% vs. 2016

158 bu/acre
Corn yield in 2016, +30.0 bu/acre vs. 2015
6,900,000 acres
Soybean acres in 2017, +14.05% vs. 2016

41.5 bu/acre
Soybean yield in 2016, +9.0 bu/acre vs. 2015
6,620,000 acres
Wheat acres in 2017, -12.85% vs. 2016

45 bu/acre 
Wheat yield in 2016, -3.0 bu/acre vs. 2015

 

2017 US Corn Belt Tour