USDA raises 2018 corn, soybean crop guesses


The USDA has increased its 2018 corn and soybean production estimates.

This year’s corn crop is now projected at 14.230 billion bushels, up 190 million from June, with the USDA raising its acreage numbers while leaving the average yield unchanged at 174 bushels per acre. For acreage, planted area is pegged at 89.1 million acres, up 1.1 million on the month, with harvested area of 81.8 million, also 1.1 million higher.

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