2020 US Corn Belt Crop Tour

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About Iowa
Number of farms
359 acres
Average size of an Iowa farm
30,600,000 acres
Land in Iowa farms
Iowa leads the US in hog and egg production
Over 147 million pounds of cheese are made in Iowa per year
Iowa ranks 2nd in the US, in red meat production
In the U.S., Iowa has the most acres of land enrolled in the continuous CRP sign-up, trees, grasses and soil on CRP land removed an estimated 17 million metric tons of carbon annually from the atmosphere
14,100,000 acres
Corn acres intended in 2020, +3% vs. 2019

198 bu/acre
Corn yield in 2019, -6.0 bu/acre vs. 2018
9,300,000 acres
Soybean acres intended in 2020, -6% vs. 2019

55 bu/acre
Soybean yield in 2019, +0.5 bu/acre vs. 2018
Wheat acres intended in 2020

NA bu/acre 
Wheat yield in 2020


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

Year to date Precipitation map - Iowa

2020 US Corn Belt Tour