Wisconsin Corn, Soybean Crops Down, Potato Crop Up In 2017

Potato Production Up 5 Percent From 2016 To 2017

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Wisconsin farmers produced smaller corn and soybean crops last year than in 2016, while potato production was up slightly.

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection reports that the state’s soybean production was down 6 percent and grain corn production was down 11 percent. Alfalfa hay production was down 19 percent.

Potato production was up 5 percent, corn for silage production was up slightly and other hay production was up 24 percent.

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