EAST LANSING, Mich. — The preliminary farm value of Ohio field crops produced in 2021 was $7.80 billion, up 25 percent from 2020. The increase in total value in Ohio was due to increased production of corn, soybeans and wheat, as well as price increases across nearly all commodities, 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 33 percent to $3.51 billion in 2021. The average price was $5.45 per bushel.
- Soybean value of $3.61 billion increased 18 percent from 2020. The average price was $13.10 per bushel.
- All wheat value was up 52 percent to $278 million. The average price was $6.35 per bushel.
- Oat value increased 62 percent to $5.76 million. The average price was $4.30 per bushel.
- U.S. corn for grain value increased 28 percent to $82.6 billion in 2021.
- Soybean value in the U.S. was up 26 percent to $57.5 billion.
- U.S. all wheat value was up 27 percent to $11.9 billion.
— USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service