Understanding Agriculture — Growing Corn

May 11, 2018

If you are one who is perplexed by simple questions about agriculture that you don’t understand, read on. Today’s article is a primer on growing corn, written especially for non-farmers who may have always wondered about these things.

In Whitley County, as in most of northern Indiana, the predominant crops we grow include corn, soybeans, wheat and hay. We’ll cover corn today. According to the most recent statistics available, Whitley County harvested 56,000 acres of corn in 2017, with an average yield of 175 bushels per acre. In 2016, Whitley County ranked 42nd among Indiana counties in corn production, harvesting 58,000 acres of corn at an average yield of 161.2 bu./acre. Read More.

-Morning Ag Clips

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