Arkansas Corn and Soybean Acres Rise, Cotton and Rice Fall Jul 3, 2021

🕔Jul 3, 2021
Arkansas growers responded to a global economy beginning to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic with shifting acreage, betting big on corn and pulling back from cotton, according to data from […]

Where Did All the Crop Acres Go? Declines in U.S. Plantings Since 2014 Jun 26, 2021

🕔Jun 26, 2021
A recent farmdoc daily article reported estimates of the total acreage base, or size of the “acreage pie,” for the U.S. over 1998-2020.  The total was relatively stable from 1998 through […]

Estimating Total Crop Acres in the U.S. Jun 14, 2021

🕔Jun 14, 2021
The March 31st Prospective Plantings report from the USDA continues to reverberate through the grain markets.  The report indicated that both corn and soybean planted acreage was much smaller than expected. […]

Arkansas: Corn, Cotton Acreage Fall; Soybeans, Rice Make Gains Jun 30, 2020

🕔Jun 30, 2020
A global health crisis and its attendant economic impacts, unusually wet weather and an ongoing trade dispute with China had a discouraging effect on Arkansas growers’ acreage decisions for some […]

Prospective Plantings: Corn, Soybean Acreage Up, Cotton Down Slightly Mar 31, 2020

🕔Mar 31, 2020
Corn planted area for all purposes in 2020 is estimated at 97.0 million acres, up 8 percent or 7.29 million acres from last year. Compared with last year, planted acreage […]

Missouri Crop Planting Estimates – With Single Exception, Down From 2018 Aug 14, 2019

🕔Aug 14, 2019
Corn: Planted area is estimated at 3.25 million acres, down 7 percent from last year. Harvested area, forecast at 3.6 million acres, is down 8 percent from 2018. Based on […]

Arkansas: Soy Acres Lowest in 5 Decades; Cotton Continues Expansion Aug 13, 2019

🕔Aug 13, 2019
Arkansas’ soybean acreage has dropped to its lowest point since 1960, according to the National Agricultural Statistics Service crops resurvey figures released Monday. When NASS released its June 30 acreage […]

NASS Crop Acreage: Corn Up Despite Weather; Soy, Cotton, Wheat All Down Jun 28, 2019

🕔Jun 28, 2019
Corn planted area for all purposes in 2019 is estimated at 91.7 million acres, up 3 percent from last year. Compared with last year, planted acres are up or unchanged […]

Hubbs on Grain: Early Predictions for Prospective Plantings Mar 18, 2019

🕔Mar 18, 2019
Uncertainty on trade issues and the subsequent price movements associated with speculation on the topic added a degree of difficulty to acreage decisions this year. The March 29 Prospective Plantings […]

Louisiana: Crop Acreage Mix Expected to Change in 2019 Mar 1, 2019

🕔Mar 1, 2019
Projections indicate that corn and cotton acreage will increase this year but less grain sorghum and soybeans will be grown, an LSU AgCenter economist said at an AgCenter crops and […]

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