Iowa sets corn yield record
Even with drought and other weather issues, Iowa’s average corn yields set a record in 2021, according to the most recent U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) crop production report.
Iowa farmers averaged 205 bushels per acre on corn for grain, the Jan. 12 report noted. This is a record yield and up substantially from 2020’s average yield of 177 bushels per acre.
The average corn yield in the United States was estimated at a record 177 bushels per acre, 5.6 bushels above the 2020 yield of 171.4...
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