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Selected organic and conventional commodity prices, yields, and income potential (estimated).

 
Crop Price (per bu) Yield range (bu/acre) Income potential (per acre)
Organic Blue corn $7.75-$9.00 50-80 $387-$720
White corn $5.75 90-150 $517-$862
Yellow corn $5.00-$6.00 100-150 $500-$900
Soybeans $16.00-$17.00 20-30 $320-$510
Conventional Food-grade yellow $2.50-$2.90 140-200 $350-$580
Food-grade white $2.75-$3.20 140-200 $385-$640
Soybeans $5.00-$7.50 50-65 $250-$487