1/11/2013

2012 Corn Production By U.S. & States

Corn for grain production is estimated at 10.8 billion bushels, up 1 percent from the November 1 forecast but 13 percent below 2011. The average yield in the United States is estimated at 123.4 bushels per acre. This is up 1.1 bushels from the November forecast but 23.8 bushels below the 2011 average yield of 147.2. Area harvested for grain is estimated at 87.4 million acres, down slightly from the November forecast but up 4 percent from 2011.




Corn Production By State (Alphabetical)




United States

10,780,296,000


Rank

Country

Bushels

% Of U.S.


1

Alabama

28,910,000

0.27%


2

Arizona

6,240,000

0.06%


3

Arkansas

123,710,000

1.15%


4

California

33,300,000

0.31%


5

Colorado

134,330,000

1.25%


6

Connecticut

NA

NA


7

Delaware

24,030,000

0.22%


8

Florida

4,480,000

0.04%


9

Georgia

55,800,000

0.52%


10

Idaho

25,650,000

0.24%


11

Illinois

1,286,250,000

11.93%


12

Indiana

596,970,000

5.54%


13

Iowa

1,876,900,000

17.41%


14

Kansas

379,200,000

3.52%


15

Kentucky

104,040,000

0.97%


16

Louisiana

91,690,000

0.85%


17

Maine

NA

NA


18

Maryland

53,070,000

0.49%


19

Massachusetts

NA

NA


20

Michigan

317,870,000

2.95%


21

Minnesota

1,374,450,000

12.75%


22

Mississippi

131,175,000

1.22%


23

Missouri

247,500,000

2.30%


24

Montana

6,600,000

0.06%


25

Nebraska

1,292,200,000

11.99%


26

Nevada

NA

NA


27

New Hampshire

NA

NA


28

New Jersey

10,148,000

0.09%


29

New Mexico

7,310,000

0.07%


30

New York

91,120,000

0.85%


31

North Carolina

95,940,000

0.89%


32

North Dakota

422,120,000

3.92%


33

Ohio

448,950,000

4.16%


34

Oklahoma

32,450,000

0.30%


35

Oregon

10,920,000

0.10%


36

Pennsylvania

132,000,000

1.22%


37

Rhode Island

NA

NA


38

South Carolina

37,820,000

0.35%


39

South Dakota

535,300,000

4.97%


40

Tennessee

81,600,000

0.76%


41

Texas

201,500,000

1.87%


42

Utah

5,678,000

0.05%


43

Vermont

NA

NA


44

Virginia

36,050,000

0.33%


45

Washington

24,725,000

0.23%


46

West Virginia

4,480,000

0.04%


47

Wisconsin

399,300,000

3.70%


48

Wyoming

8,520,000

0.08%


Source:  NASS/USDA


 


**Source: Rob Cook