Production of U.S. Soybeans
(in thousand acres) (in thousand bushels)
Crop Year Planted Harvested Yield Production
1992-3            59,180.00         58,233.00                  37.60             2,190,354.00
1993-4            60,135.00         57,347.00                  32.60             1,870,958.00
1994-5            61,670.00         60,859.00                  41.40             2,516,694.00
1995-6            62,575.00         61,624.00                  35.30             2,176,814.00
1996-7            64,205.00         63,409.00                  37.60             2,380,274.00
1997-8            70,005.00         69,110.00                  38.90             2,688,750.00
1998-9            72,025.00         70,441.00                  38.90             2,741,014.00
1999-00            73,730.00         72,446.00                  36.60             2,642,908.00
2000-01            74,266.00         72,408.00                  38.10             2,769,665.00
2001-02*            75,216.00         74,137.00                  39.20             2,890,572.00
*estimates
Suppy and Distribution of Soybeans
In Millions of Bushels
Crop Year Production Crushings Exports Seed, Feed Total Distribution
1992-3                  2,190               1,279                    771                          128                  2,178
1993-4                  1,870               1,276                    588                            95                  1,959
1994-5                  2,115               1,405                    840                          149                  2,394
1995-6                  2,174               1,370                    849                          111                  2,330
1996-7                  2,380               1,436                    886                          118                  2,440
1997-8                  2,689               1,597                    874                          155                  2,626
1998-9                  2,741               1,590                    805                          202                  2,597
1999-00                  2,654               1,578                    973                          165                  2,716
2000-01*                  2,758               1,641                    998                          165                  2,804
2001-02*                  2,907               1,665                    980                          173                  2,820
*estimates
Major Producers of Soybeans (In Thousands of Metric Tons)
Crop Year Argentina Brazil China India U.S. World
1992-3                11,350              22,500                10,300                       3,106                59,612            117,380
1993-4                12,400              24,700                15,310                       4,000                50,885            117,767
1994-5                12,500              25,900                16,000                       3,236                68,444            137,696
1995-6                12,430              24,150                13,500                       4,476                59,174            124,915
1996-7                11,200              27,300                13,220                       4,100                64,780            132,217
1997-8                19,500              32,500                14,728                       5,350                73,176            158,066
1998-9                20,000              31,300                15,152                       6,000                74,598            159,807
1999-00                21,200              34,200                14,290                       5,200                72,220            159,880
2000-01*                27,200              38,800                15,400                       5,250                75,060            174,280
2001-02*                28,750              42,500                15,300                       5,600                78,670            182,830
*estimates