Corn yield per acre in 2009

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record

The United States Department of Agriculture released  the acreage, yield and production of corn by county for the State of Illinois for 2009 last week.

he amount of acreage harvested for grain in Mercer County was 144,700. The average yield was 176 bushels per acre for a total of production of 25,467,200 bushels in 2009.

Rock Island County harvested 70,300 acres for grain in 2009. The average yield was 175 bushels per acre. The total production was 12,303,500 bushels.

Warren County harvested 164,500 acres for grain. The average yield per bushel was 193 bushels per acre. The total production was 31,748,500 bushels.

Henderson County harvested 97,600 acres for grain in 2009. The average yield was 174 bushels per acre. The total production was 16,982,400 bushels.

In Illinois there was 11,800,000 acres harvested for grain with a yield of 174 bushels per acre. The total production for the state was 2,053,200,000 bushels for the state of Illinois.