USDA Planted Acreage: Corn Down; Soybeans, Wheat Up Slightly; Big Increase in Cotton Jul 5, 2022

    🕔Jul 5, 2022
    Corn planted area for all purposes in 2022 is estimated at 89.9 million acres, down 4 percent or 3.44 million acres from last year. Compared with last year, planted acreage […]

    Mississippi: Producers Expect to Plant More Cotton, Soybeans in ‘22 Apr 4, 2022

    🕔Apr 4, 2022
    More than half of the 4.29 million total acres of row crops expected to be planted this year in Mississippi are soybean fields, but the growth in cotton acreage may […]

    Midwest: Acreage, Crop Insurance, Commodity Title Decisions Amid Russia-Ukraine Conflict Mar 9, 2022

    🕔Mar 9, 2022
    Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has created turmoil in all markets, including agriculture. As Midwest farmers approach key decision points, including the March 15 deadline for 2022 crop insurance and commodity […]

    Fertilizer Prices Climb, Acreage Decisions Loom, and Wheat, Soybean Prices Surge Feb 24, 2022

    🕔Feb 24, 2022
    DTN writer Russ Quinn reported on Wednesday that, “Average retail prices for most fertilizers continued to climb the second full week of February 2022, according to sellers surveyed by DTN. For […]

    Fertilizer Prices Continue to Climb, 2022 Planted Acreage Analysis Continues Dec 6, 2021

    🕔Dec 6, 2021
    DTN writer Russ Quinn reported last week that, “Nitrogen fertilizers maintained their spot as the clear leaders as average retail fertilizer prices continued to climb higher the fourth week of November 2021, according to […]

    “World Fertilizer Prices Continue to Soar,” 2022 U.S. Acreage Considerations Underway Nov 22, 2021

    🕔Nov 22, 2021
    Bloomberg writer Elizabeth Elkin reported on Friday that, “World fertilizer prices continue to soar as tightening supplies send costs up for farmers and consumers across the globe. “In India, contract pricing for the nutrient […]

    Fertilizer Exports from China Face Curbs; Crop Acreage Levels Garners Attention Oct 21, 2021

    🕔Oct 21, 2021
    Bloomberg News reported this week that, “Chinese authorities are imposing new hurdles for fertilizer exporters amid growing concerns over surging power prices and food production, a move that could worsen a global price shock and food […]

    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. […]


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