2020 US Corn Belt Crop Tour

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Illinois

About Illinois
71,400
Number of farms
378 acres
Average size of an Illinois farm
27,000,000 acres
Land in Illinois farms
7,600
Miles a train of box cars stretches, when filled with Illinois' yearly corn output (from Illinois to Hong Kong)
1st
Illinois leads the US in the production of pumpkins and horseradish
156
Number of people each Illinois farmer feeds
11,300,000 acres
Corn acres intended in 2020, +8% vs 2019

181 bu/acre
Corn yield in 2019, -29.0 bu/acre vs. 2018
10,500,000 acres
Soybean acres intended in 2020, +6% vs 2019

54 bu/acre
Soybean yield in 2019, -11.0 bu/acre vs. 2018
570,000 acres
Wheat acres intended in 2020, -12% vs 2019

67 bu/acre 
Wheat yield in 2019, +1.0 bu/acre vs. 2018

 

Year to Date Departure from Normal Precipitation (Inches), Valid on: July 3, 2020

Year to date Precipitation map - Illinois

2020 US Corn Belt Tour