- Associated Press - Thursday, October 13, 2016

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota’s corn and soybean crops are both expected to set records this year.

The Agriculture Department says corn production is forecast at 445 million bushels, up 36 percent from 2015. The soybean crop is pegged at 234 million bushels, up 26 percent from a year ago.

Sunflower production is expected to be up 1 percent, canola up 3 percent to a record, and sugar beets up 6 percent.

The report forecasts dry edible bean production in North Dakota to be down 3 percent and alfalfa hay to be down 12 percent.

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