2020 US Corn Belt Crop Tour

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minnesota

About Minnesota
68,000
Number of farms
375 acres
Average size of a Minnesota farm
25,500,000 acres
Land in Minnesota farms
680 miles
Starting in Minnesota, 680 miles of Mississippi River’s 2,552 total miles flow through the state. The Mississippi transports 66% of all grain exported from the U.S.
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Minnesota is home to 3 of North America’s ecological region’s; Laurentian Mixed Forest, Eastern Broadleaf Forest and Prairie Parkland; 1.32 million acres of farmland is devoted to conservation and wetland reserve programs
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Minnesota has soils that are classified in 7 of the 12 World soil orders
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Minnesota’s U.S. rank for number of bison producers, raising 12,000 head
8,400,000 acres
Corn acres intended in 2020, +78% from 2019

173 bu/acre
Corn yield in 2019, -9.0 bu/acre vs. 2018
7,400,000 acres
Soybean acres intended in 2020, +8% vs. 2019

44 bu/acre
Soybean yield in 2019, -6.5 bu/acre vs. 2018
1,350,000 acres
Wheat acres intended in 2020, -7% vs. 2019

57 bu/acre 
Wheat yield in 2019, -2.0 bu/acre vs. 2018

 

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

Year to date Precipitation map - Minnesota

2020 US Corn Belt Tour