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Corn Facts

Corn is an economically important crop to Nebraska, resulting in $8.6 billion from 9.5 million acres harvested in 2023, according to USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service.

  1. Nebraska ranks 3rd in U.S. corn production.
  2. Nebraska ranks 2nd in U.S. popcorn production.
  3. Nebraska ranks 1st in U.S. white corn production.
  4. Nebraska ranks 2nd in ethanol production capacity.

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