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All hay stored on Minnesota farms as of December 1,2019, is estimated at 1.69 million tons, a decrease of 17 percent from December 1, 2018, according to the latest

USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Crop Production report. This is a record low amount of hay stored on December 1, continuing the recent downward

trend. 

Corn for grain production in Minnesota during 2019 is estimated at 1.26 billion bushels, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Crop Production 2019 Summary report. The estimate is up 2 percent from the November 1 forecast but down 7 percent from 2018. Minnesota’s corn for grain yield is estimated at 174 bushels per acre, 4 bushels more than the November 1 forecast. Area harvested for grain is estimated at 7.26 million acres, down 50,000 acres from the November 1 forecast and 200,000 acres below 2018. Corn planted for all purposes in 2019 is estimated at 7.80 million acres, down 100,000 acres from 2018.

 

Corn stored in all positions in Minnesota on December 1, 2019, totaled 1.23 billion bushels, down 4 percent from December 1, 2018, according to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Grain Stocks report. Of the total stocks, 75 percent were stored on-farm. 

 

Soybeans stored in all positions in Minnesota on December 1, 2019, totaled 294 million bushels, 13 percent below the 339 million bushels on hand December 1, 2018. Of the total stocks, 56 percent were stored on-farm. 

All wheat stored in all positions in Minnesota on December 1, 2019, totaled 94.5 million bushels, 1 percent more than December 1, 2018. Of the total stocks, 57 percent were stored on-farm.

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