EAST LANSING, Mich. — The preliminary farm value of Ohio field crops produced in 2019 was $4.16 billion, down 21 percent from 2018. The fall in total value in Ohio was due to lower production of corn, soybeans and wheat according to Cheryl Turner, State Statistician of the USDA NASS, Ohio Field Office. Some Ohio highlights from the report follow:
- Corn for grain value was down 23 percent to $1.77 billion in 2019. The average price was $4.20 per bushel.
- Soybean value of $1.91 billion decreased 22 percent from 2018. The average price was $9.15 per bushel.
- All wheat value was down 34 percent to $113 million. The average price was $5.25 per bushel.
- Oat value decreased 42 percent to $4.26 million. The average price was $3.70 per bushel.
- U.S. corn for grain value increased 2 percent to $52.9 billion in 2019.
- Soybean value in the U.S. was down 15 percent to $31.2 billion.
- U.S. all wheat value was down 8 percent to $8.88 billion.
— USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service, Ohio Field Office
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