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Published January 16, 2013, 05:43 PM

North Dakota Sunflower Growers Set New Records

North Dakota farmers have set new production records. Sunflower acreage and yields took a huge jump in North Dakota.

North Dakota farmers have set new production records. Sunflower acreage and yields took a huge jump in North Dakota.

Oil yields averaged 1,750 pounds per acre, a 140 pound increase from the previous record set in 2005. Meanwhile the sunflower seeds you eat from the shell averaged a record 1,580 pounds per acre.

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