Soybean Acreage Sets Record, Corn Down 3%

first_img SHARE Corn Planted Acreage Down 3 Percent from 2016Soybean Acreage Up 7 PercentAll Wheat Acreage Down 9 PercentAll Cotton Acreage Up 20 PercentCorn planted area for all purposes in 2017 is estimated at 90.9 million acres, down 3 percent from last year. Compared with last year, planted acres are down or unchanged in 38 of the 48 estimating States. Area harvested for grain, at 83.5 million acres, is down 4 percent from last year.Soybean planted area for 2017 is estimated at a record high 89.5 million acres, up 7 percent from last year. Compared with last year, planted acreage intentions are up or unchanged in 24 of the 31 estimating States.All wheat planted area for 2017 is estimated at 45.7 million acres, down 9 percent from 2016. This represents the lowest all wheat planted area on record since records began in 1919. The 2017 winter wheat planted area, at 32.8 million acres, is down 9 percent from last year but up less than 1 percent from the previous estimate. Of this total, about 23.8 million acres are Hard Red Winter, 5.61 million acres are Soft Red Winter, and 3.42 million acres are White Winter. Area planted to other spring wheat for 2017 is estimated at 10.9 million acres, down 6 percent from 2016. Of this total, about 10.3 million acres are Hard Red Spring wheat. Durum planted area for 2017 is estimated at 1.92 million acres, down 20 percent from the previous year. Previous articleClosing CommentsNext articleIndiana Soybean Plantings Set Record Gary Truitt Facebook Twitter Facebook Twitter Grain Stocks ReportCorn Stocks Up 11 Percent from June 2016Soybean Stocks Up 11 PercentAll Wheat Stocks Up 21 PercentCorn stocks in all positions on June 1, 2017 totaled 5.23 billion bushels, up 11 percent from June 1, 2016. Of the total stocks, 2.84 billion bushels are stored on farms, up 15 percent from a year earlier. Off-farm stocks, at 2.38 billion bushels, are up 6 percent from a year ago. The March – May 2017 indicated disappearance is 3.40 billion bushels, compared with 3.11 billion bushels during the same period last year.Soybeans stored in all positions on June 1, 2017 totaled 963 million bushels, up 11 percent from June 1, 2016. On-farm stocks totaled 333 million bushels, up 18 percent from a year ago. Off-farm stocks, at 631 million bushels, are up 7 percent from a year ago. Indicated disappearance for the March – May 2017 quarter totaled 775 million bushels, up 18 percent from the same period a year earlier.Old crop all wheat stored in all positions on June 1, 2017 totaled 1.18 billion bushels, up 21 percent from a year ago. On-farm stocks are estimated at 192 million bushels, down 3 percent from last year. Off-farm stocks, at 993 million bushels, are up 28 percent from a year ago. The March – May 2017 indicated disappearance is 472 million bushels, up 19 percent from the same period a year earlier.Old crop Durum wheat stocks in all positions on June 1, 2017 totaled 36.3 million bushels, up 31 percent from a year ago. On-farm stocks, at 18.4 million bushels, are up 51 percent from June 1, 2016. Off-farm stocks totaled 17.9 million bushels, up 15 percent from a year ago. The March – May 2017 indicated disappearance of 16.7 million bushels is up 13 percent from the same period a year earlier.Old crop barley stocks in all positions on June 1, 2017 totaled 108 million bushels, up 6 percent from June 1, 2016. On-farm stocks are estimated at 27.1 million bushels, 2 percent below a year ago. Off-farm stocks, at 81.0 million bushels, are 9 percent above June 1, 2016. The March – May 2017 indicated disappearance is 36.7 million bushels, 3 percent above the same period a year earlier.Old crop oats stored in all positions on June 1, 2017 totaled 52.5 million bushels, 8 percent below the stocks on June 1, 2016. Of the total stocks on hand, 13.5 million bushels are stored on farms, 26 percent below a year ago. Off-farm stocks totaled 39.0 million bushels, 1 percent above the previous year. Indicated disappearance during March – May 2017 totaled 10.6 million bushels, 42 percent below the same period a year ago.Grain sorghum stored in all positions on June 1, 2017 totaled 85.5 million bushels, down 5 percent from a year ago. On-farm stocks, at 8.62 million bushels, are down 11 percent from last year. Off-farm stocks, at 76.9 million bushels, are down 5 percent from June 1, 2016. The March – May 2017 indicated disappearance from all positions is 95.0 million bushels, down 15 percent from the same period last year.center_img Home Indiana Agriculture News Soybean Acreage Sets Record, Corn Down 3% SHARE Soybean Acreage Sets Record, Corn Down 3% By Gary Truitt – Jun 30, 2017 last_img

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