Top 10 States With The Highest Corn Production 2022
Which American state has the highest corn production in the country today?.
The total production of corn in the US for the year 2019 is reported to be 13.016 billion bushels, of which the major use is for manufacture of ethanol and its co-product (Distillers’ Dried Grains with Solubles), accounting for 37% (27% + 10%), or 4,845 million bushels (3,552 + 1,293).
What is the production process of corn?
In the production of various corn products for human consumption, there are two processes: a dry milling process and a wet milling process.
In the dry process, corn is cleaned and then hammer milled to a medium ground corn meal.
The corn is mixed with water to make slurry, which is PH and temperature controlled.
The U.S. is by far the world’s largest producer and exporter of corn, with production in the 2019–2020 season pegged at 346.0 million metric tons.
By American states, below is the list ranking of the top 10 states with the highest corn production.
States With The Highest Rates Of Corn Production:
- Iowa (2,552.20)
- Illinois (2,191.70)
- Nebraska (1,854.60)
- Minnesota (1,395.50)
- Indiana (1,027.70)
- Kansas (750.60)
- South Dakota (739.80)
- Ohio (644.60)
- Missouri (548.80)
- Wisconsin (547.20)