The Minnesota District recording the highest corn for grain production in 2019 was the South Central District with 281 million bushels according to estimates released by the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service. 

Renville County was the largest corn producing county with 44.6 million bushels. 

Faribault, Redwood, Mower, and Martin rounded out the top five. 

Washington led all counties with a county average yield of 200.3 bushels per acre. Nicollet (197.3), Goodhue (195.2), Fillmore (194.4), and Dakota (190.8) Counties rounded out the top five. 

Twenty-two counties surpassed the 180 bushel per acre yield mark. 

Yields are derived from production divided by area harvested. Only published estimates were considered in rankings of districts and counties.