EAST LANSING, Mich. — The preliminary farm value of Ohio field crops produced in 2020 was $6.13 billion, up 52 percent from 2019. The increase in total value in Ohio was due to higher production and prices 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 up 54 percent to $2.54 billion in 2020. The average price was $4.50 per bushel.
- Soybean value of $3.05 billion increased 61 percent from 2019. The average price was $11.60 per bushel.
- All wheat value was up 65 percent to $186 million. The average price was $5.35 per bushel.
- Oat value decreased 25 percent to $3.24 million. The average price was $3.60 per bushel.
- U.S. corn for grain value increased 25 percent to $61.0 billion in 2020.
- Soybean value in the U.S. was up 51 percent to $46.1 billion.
- U.S. all wheat value was up 5 percent to $9.32 billion.
— USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service
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