Department of Agriculture Updates This Year's Yield Predictions For Corn and Soybeans


STATEWIDE -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture has updated its predictions of the size of the nation's corn and soybean crops. 

In Indiana, the corn crop saw the statewide average yield climb to 162 bushels an acre and the soybean dropped to 48 bushels an acre. 

As of last Monday, 15% of Indiana corn had been harvested -- below the average of 29% for this time of the year. 14% of soybeans are harvested in the state, well below the average of 33%.