Table 1.  United States Soybean Production Estimates                          
1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
million bushels
August 1 2,130 1,880 2,017 2,293 1,843 2,035 1,959 1,979 2,000 1,474 1,905 1,836 1,869 2,079 1,902 2,282 2,246 2,300 2,744 2,825 2,870 2,989 2,867 2,628 2,862 2,877 2,791 2,928 2,625 2,973 3,199 3,433 3,056 2,692 3,255 3,816 3,916 4,060 4,381
September 1 2,174 1,831 2,089 2,314 1,535 2,028 2,063 1,980 1,957 1,472 1,889 1,835 1,817 2,085 1,909 2,316 2,285 2,270 2,746 2,909 2,778 2,900 2,834 2,656 2,643 2,836 2,856 3,093 2,619 2,934 3,245 3,483 3,085 2,634 3,149 3,913 3,935 4,201 4,431
October 1 2,213 1,757 2,107 2,300 1,517 1,972 2,108 1,992 1,968 1,501 1,926 1,823 1,934 2,108 1,891 2,458 2,190 2,346 2,722 2,769 2,696 2,823 2,907 2,654 2,468 3,107 2,967 3,189 2,598 2,983 3,250 3,408 3,060 2,860 NA 3,927 3,888 4,269 4,431
November 1 2,236 1,775 2,077 2,300 1,535 1,902 2,129 2,009 1,960 1,512 1,937 1,904 1,962 2,167 1,834 2,523 2,183 2,403 2,736 2,763 2,673 2,777 2,923 2,690 2,452 3,150 3,043 3,204 2,594 2,921 3,319 3,375 3,046 2,961 3,258 3,958 3,981 4,361 4,425
January 1 2,268 1,817 2,030 2,277 1,595 1,861 2,099 2,007 1,905 1,539 1,927 1,922 1,986 2,197 1,809 2,558 2,152 2,382 2,727 2,757 2,643 2,770 2,891 2,730 2,418 3,141 3,086 3,188 2,585 2,959 3,361 3,329 3,056 3,015 3,289 3,969 3,926 4,307
FINAL 2,261 1,798 1,989 2,190 1,636 1,861 2,099 1,943 1,938 1,549 1,924 1,926 1,987 2,190 1,870 2,515 2,174 2,380 2,689 2,741 2,654 2,758 2,891 2,756 2,454 3,124 3,068 3,197 2,677 2,967 3,361 3,331 3,097 3,042 3,358 3,927 3,926 4,307