Are These Corn Yield Trends Real? Can We Count On Them?


  • Joe Lauer
  • University of Wisconsin Madison, Department of Agronomy
Project Media

The 2016 corn production year was the best on record in Wisconsin. On November 10, 2016, the Wisconsin Agricultural Statistics Service projected corn to be harvested from 3.1 million acres with an average yield of 180 bushels per acre and total production of 558 million bushels. Final estimates will be released in January of 2017.