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Crop History

Crops: Record Highs for Illinois Through 1997

CropsYear of RecordRecord High
Corn:
Yield Per Acre1994156 bu.
Production (thous.)19941,786,200 bu.
Soybeans:
Yield Per Acre199445.5 bu.
Production (thous.)1994429,065 bu.
Wheat
Yield Per Acre199761 bu.
Production (thous.)1989105,020 bu.
Grain Sorghum:
Yield Per Acre1992103 bu.
Production (thous.)198536,190 bu.
Oats:
Yield Per Acre198980 bu.
Production (thous.)1917207,000 bu.
All Hay:
Yield Per Acre19903.7 tons
Production (thous.)19565,065 tons

Illinois Crop Production

Corn

YearAcres planted for all purposesAcres harvested for grainYield per harvested acreProduction
ThousandsBushelsThous. Bu.
19508,3528,00851408,408
196010,4259,98568678,980
197010,3109,94074735,560
198011,70011,440931,063,920
199010,60010,4001271,320,800
199711,20011,0501291,425,450

Soybeans

YearAcres planted for all purposesAcres harvested for grainYield per harvested acreProduction
ThousandsBushelsThous. Bu.
1950NA3,98924.095,736
19605,0134,97326.0129,298
19706,8486,80031.0210,800
19809,4009,35033.5313,225
19909,2009,10039.0354,900
199710,0009,95043.0427,850

Wheat

YearAcres planted for all purposesAcres harvested for grainYield per harvested acreProduction
ThousandsBushelsThous. Bu.
19501,5621,41719.527,632
19601,6171,57729.045,733
19701,0751,03037.038,110
19801,6001,57049.076,930
19902,0501,85048.088,800
19971,2001,15061.070,150​

Sorghu​m, Grain

YearAcres planted for all purposesAcres harvested for grainYield per harvested acreProduction
ThousandsBushelsThous. Bu.
19505000
1960191450700
19703020561,120
198010083594,897
19902101957514,625
19971601559114,105

​Oats

YearAcres planted for all purposesAcres harvested for grainYield per harvested acreProduction
ThousandsBushelsThous. Bu.
19503,8423,79641155,636
19601,9121,8675195,217
19709356125634,272
19802802306114,030
19906001706811,560
199710075745,550​

​​All ​Hay

YearAcres planted for all purposesAcres harvested for grainYield per harvested​​ acreProduction



TonsThous. tons
1950N/A2,8401.644,648
1960N/A2,1712.164,682
1970N/A1,2302.693,303
1980N/A1,1603.073,558
1990N/A9003.723,348
1997N/A1,0203.293,354