Released: January 12, 2017
2016 Tennessee Annual Crop Production
Corn production in Tennessee is estimated at 125 million bushels, up 6 percent from the November forecast and up 7 percent from the previous crop. Yield was estimated at 151 bushels per acre, up 3 bushels from the previous forecast and down 9 bushels from the 2015 level. Acres for harvest as grain were estimated at 830,000 acres, up 100,000 acres from 2015. U.S. corn production is estimated at 15.1 billion bushels, down 1 percent from the November forecast and up 11 percent from 2015. Yields averaged 174.6 bushels per acre, down 0.7 bushels from the previous forecast and up 6.2 bushels from 2015. Area harvested for grain was estimated at 86.7 million acres, down slightly from the November forecast and up 7 percent from 2015. Continue reading at TN AN Crop Prod 2016.