2013 corn yields http://wuis.org en Planting Less Corn In 2014 http://wuis.org/post/planting-less-corn-2014 <p>Falling corn prices and questions about ethanol demand could lead Illinois farmers to plant fewer acres of corn this year. &nbsp;</p><p>Patrick Kirchhofer is manager of the Peoria County Farm Bureau. He tells the (Peoria) Journal Star that farmers are instead taking a closer look at soybeans this year. That's after several years of increasing corn production fueled by higher prices. &nbsp;</p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 22:27:12 +0000 Associated Press 16702 at http://wuis.org Planting Less Corn In 2014 Illinois Led Nation In Soybean Yields In 2013 http://wuis.org/post/illinois-led-nation-soybean-yields-2013 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">U.S. farmers harvested more corn in 2013 than in 2012, while the soybean harvest declined slightly, according to USDA reports released Friday.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 22:05:53 +0000 Peter Gray & Jeremy Bernfeld 16700 at http://wuis.org Illinois Led Nation In Soybean Yields In 2013