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WESTERN ONTARIO: Corn yield record smashed, soybeans fell behind

Posted on Mar 15th, 2018 by Rebecca Degelder

WESTERN ONTARIO: Corn yield record smashed, soybeans fell behind

OTTAWA - It was a record-smashing year for corn in Western and Southern Ontario, according to figures from Statistics Canada. StatCan reports that Southern Ontario (counties of Hamilton, Niagara, Haldimand-Norfolk, Brant, Oxford, Elgin, Chatham-Kent, Essex, Lambton and Middlesex) had a record 179 bushels per acre in 2017. That’s up from 168.6 bu/ac in 2016 and smashes the previous high of 175.2 bu/ac in 2015.... 

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