USDA Planted Acreage

USDA Planted Acreage
Created by rrummel on 6/30/2014 5:09:19 PM

June Quarterly Report


Corn Planted Acreage Down 4 Percent from 2013

Soybean Acreage Up 11 Percent

All Wheat Acreage Up Less Than 1 Percent

 

Corn planted area for all purposes in 2014 is estimated at 91.6 million

acres, down 4 percent from last year. This represents the lowest planted

acreage in the United States since 2010; however, this is the fifthlargest

corn acreage in the United States since 1944.

 

Soybean planted area for 2014 is estimated at a record high 84.8 million

acres, up 11 percent from last year. Area for harvest, at 84.1 millionacres,

is up 11 percent from 2013 and will be a record high by more than 7.4million

acres, if realized. Record high planted acreage is estimated inMichigan,

Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South

Dakota, and Wisconsin.

 

All wheat planted area for 2014 is estimated at 56.5 million acres, upless

than 1 percent from 2013. The 2014 winter wheat planted area, at 42.3million

acres, is down 2 percent from last year but up less than 1 percent fromthe

previous estimate. Of this total, about 30.4 million acres are Hard Red

Winter, 8.50 million acres are Soft Red Winter, and 3.41 million acresare

White Winter. Area planted to other spring wheat for 2014 is estimatedat

12.7 million acres, up 10 percent from 2013. Of this total, about

12.0 million acres are Hard Red Spring wheat. The intended Durum plantedarea

for 2014 is estimated at 1.47 million acres, down slightly from theprevious

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