2017 US Corn Belt Crop Tour

 

Wisconsin

About Wisconsin
68,700
Number of farms
210 acres
Average size of a Wisconsin farm
14,400,000 acres
Land in Wisconsin farms
1st
Wisconsin leads the nation in production of snap beans, cranberries, and carrots for processing
1,800,000
Christmas tress Wisconsin growers harvest each year
650
Different varieties, types and styles of cheese produced by Wisconsin cheese makers
1st
Wisconsin leads the U.S. in both the number and diversity of dairy farms; the state ranks #1 in dairy goats
4,000,000 acres
Corn acres in 2017, -1.23% vs 2016

178 bu/acre
Corn yield in 2016, +14 bu/acre vs. 2015
2,150,000 acres
Soybean acres in 2017, +10.25% vs. 2016

55 bu/acre
Soybean yield in 2016, +5.5 bu/acre vs. 2015
220,000 acres
Wheat acres in 2017, -18.52% vs. 2016

79 bu/acre 
Wheat yield in 2016, +5.0 bu/acre vs. 2015

 

2017 US Corn Belt Tour