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Allendale Crop Survey: Larger soybean crop vs. USDA

Agriculture.com Staff 09/01/2006 @ 7:30am

The Allendale Inc. 2006, 17th Annual Crop Survey suggests a projected US corn crop of 10.887 billion bushels and a bean crop of 3.109 billion bushels.

The private analyst's corn estimate is below USDA's recent projection of 10.976 billion, while the soybean estimate is above the government's outlook of 2.928 billion.

For corn, Allendale's survey estimates an average U.S. yield of 150.8 bushels per acre. The soybean average yield estimate was pegged at 42.055 bushels per acre.

Allendale's estimate was based on producer calculated yields in 19 states and was conducted from August 14 until August 25, 2006.

The Allendale Inc. 2006, 17th Annual Crop Survey suggests a projected US corn crop of 10.887 billion bushels and a bean crop of 3.109 billion bushels.

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