- Associated Press - Friday, October 10, 2014

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota’s soybean crop is forecast at a record-high 195 million bushels, up 38 percent from last year.

The Agriculture Department’s crop production report shows an estimated 5.90 million acres of soybeans, a 27 percent increase from a year ago. Average yield is forecast at 33 bushels per acre, up 2.5 bushes from 2013.

The report estimates sunflower production to be up 81 percent from last year, canola to be up 28 percent, and dry edible beans ahead of last year by 27 percent.

The sugar beet production is forecast at 5.06 million tons, 11 percent below last year’s crop.


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