Released: November 9, 2017
November 1 Tennessee Crop Production Forecast
Corn production in Tennessee is forecast at 121 million bushels, up 1 percent from the October forecast but down 4 percent from the previous crop. Yield was estimated at 171.0 bushels per acre, up 1.0 bushel from last month and up 20.0 bushels from the 2016 level. Acres for harvest as grain were estimated at 705,000 acres, down 125,000 acres from 2016. The U.S. corn production is forecast at 14.6 billion bushels, up 2 percent from the October forecast but down 4 percent from 2016. Based on conditions as of November 1, yields are expected to average 175.4 bushels per acre, up 3.6 bushels from last month and up 0.8 bushel from 2016. Area harvested for grain is forecast at 83.1 million acres, unchanged from the October forecast and down 4 percent from 2016. Continue reading at NovCrop17_TN.