U.S. growers rewriting record book

Robinson, Elton
February 2005
Southeast Farm Press;2/2/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p10
Trade Publication
The article presents information on record-breaking agricultural production in the U.S. Farmers in the U.S. are making a habit of raising record-breaking crops, setting all-time highs for yield and production in cotton, corn, soybeans and rice in 2004. All cotton production is estimated at a record 23 million bales, up less than 1 percent from the previous month and 26 percent more than last year's production. Soybean production in 2004 totaled 3.14 billion bushels, the largest U.S. soybean crop in history.


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