Corn, Soybeans: How Do USDA Planted Acreage Revisions Compare to Prevented Plant Acreage? Apr 29, 2021

🕔Apr 29, 2021
Several issues related to the March 31 USDA Prospective Plantings report have been examined in recent farmdoc daily articles. These include the historically large size of the market surprise for combined corn and […]

Corn, Soybeans: How Surprising Was the Prospective Plantings Report? Apr 8, 2021

🕔Apr 8, 2021
The USDA released the 2021 Prospective Plantings report on March 31st.  The report indicated that U.S. farmers intended to plant 91.444 million acres of corn and 87.6 million acres of soybeans this […]

5 Observations on Last Week’s USDA Reports Apr 6, 2021

🕔Apr 6, 2021
This article recaps the information provided by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) in the March 31, 2021 release of March 1 Grain Stocks and 2021 Prospective Plantings. The quarterly Grain Stocks report provides […]

Arkansas Rice: Slow Progress Is Still Progress Apr 5, 2021

🕔Apr 5, 2021
With only a few scattered acres planted in the latter part of March, we certainly haven’t gotten off to a tremendous start.  Some of that could begin to change now.  […]

Dissecting USDA’s Prospective Plantings Report – DTN Apr 5, 2021

🕔Apr 5, 2021
The end of March and end of June USDA reports have reputations for big price moves and volatility. We got some truly big price moves, but very little volatility on […]

Wheat: USDA Predicts Decline in Spring Planted Area Apr 2, 2021

🕔Apr 2, 2021
According to the March 31 USDA 2021 Prospective Plantings report, total U.S. total spring wheat planted area is expected to fall to 11.7 million acres (4.34 million hectares), down 4% from last year, […]

Corn Planting Intentions Beat Expectations; Grain Stocks Fall – DTN Apr 1, 2020

🕔Apr 1, 2020
USDA on Tuesday released its annual Planting Intentions and quarterly March 1 Grain Stocks reports. According to DTN Lead Analyst Todd Hultman, Tuesday’s Grain Stocks report was bullish for corn, […]

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 […]

Field Crop Roundup – Tough Spring Alters Planting Prospects – DTN Apr 5, 2019

🕔Apr 5, 2019
This is the kind of spring that builds character. “We received 4.6 inches of rain in March,” said Illinois farmer John Werries. “The morning of April 1, it was 28 […]

Alabama Prospective Planting Numbers Released Apr 4, 2019

🕔Apr 4, 2019
A year of tumultuous weather and natural disasters, 2018 brought challenges where expectations were high for good yields and market pricing. In Alabama alone, producers experienced hurricanes, tornadoes and flooding […]

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