Ag Bankers Examine State Of Farm Economy

IABRN — We start a new week of political controversy in Washington, D.C., continuing harvest across the Corn Belt and winter weather that is unusually harsh for this season.

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Latest Iowa Crop Production Report

Statewide, Iowa — Iowa corn production is forecast at 2.52 billion bushels according to the latest USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Crop Production report. Based on conditions as of November 1, yields are expected to average 192 bushels per acre, unchanged from the October 1 forecast but down 4 bushels per acre from last year. Corn planted acreage is estimated at 13.5 million acres. An estimated 13.1 million of the acres planted will be harvested for grain. Read more