The big jump in corn acreage in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s June 29 report is likely the result of the agency’s underestimation of farmers’ planting intentions in its previous quarterly report from March, which cut corn, wheat and soybean acres collectively by more than 5 million acres from last year.The USDA now projects corn acres at 87.03 million, up from 85.98 million last year and the second-highest total since 1946. In the USDA’s July 10 Supply & Demand report, projected ...
Register to view this article
It’s free but we need to know a little about you to continually improve our content.
Registering allows you to unlock a portion of our premium online content. You can access more in-depth stories and analysis, as well as news not found on any other website or any other media outlet. You also get free eNewsletters, blogs, real-time polls, archives and more.
Attention Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to NRN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes!