The USDA is slightly raising the crop production forecast for Illinois.  State crop statistician Mark Schleusener says the latest figures put corn yields at 200 bushels per acre.

 

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Soybean yields are forecasted at a record high 56 bushels per acre, putting total soybean production at nearly 552 million bushels.  Schleusener says the latest figures put corn yields at 200 bushels per acre.

 

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