Table 2. Yields and Crop Revenue Less Variable Costs, Central Illinois,
Illinois Farm Business Farm Management, 1990 -- 2003 Actual and 2004 Forecast.
                             
 
  Crop Revenue less Variable Costs3
Yields   1/2 Corn 2/3 Corn
Year Corn1 Soybeans1 Wheat2   Corn4 Soybeans4 Wheat5 1/2 Beans6 1/3 Beans7
                             
   
  ------- (bu. per acre) ---------       ---------- ($ per acre) --------          --- ($ per acre) ---
1990 149 47 58   $209 $193 96 $201 $194
1991 131 46 41   174 182 45 178 167
1992 176 49 51   277 196 106 237 240
1993 151 49 45   186 204 63 195 183
1994 182 52 60   306 248 118 277 277
1995 128 44 53   143 158 137 151 139
1996 161 48 42   365 244 99 305 312
1997 148 49 65   240 268 129 254 238
1998 152 49 59   167 169 72 168 159
1999 166 52 68   205 197 99 201 193
2000 165 49 66   206 173 87 190 186
2001 168 50 66   181 177 105 179 171
2002 161 50 60   203 156 109 180 178
2003P8 190 38 72   252 158 165 205 212
   
Average 159 48 58   $222 $195 $102 $209 $204
Range9 62 14 31   $222 $112 $120 $154 $173
                             
   
2004F10 170 49 66   $205 $162 $135 $183 $181
                             
Footnotes are shown at the end of Table 1.