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Prospective Plantings

The Prospective Plantings Report was released on March 31, 2020.  
 
Corn
Corn planted area in 2020 is estimated at 97 million acres, up 8% or 7.29 million acres from last year.   The average trade estimate before the report release was for corn acreages to be 94.3 million acres.

Soybeans
Soybean planted area in 2020 is estimated at 83.5 million acres, up 10% or 8.4 million acres from last year.  The average trade estimate before the report release was for soybean acreages to be 84.6 million acres.

Wheat
Wheat planted area for 2020 is estimated at 44.7 million acres, down 1% or .45 million acres from last year.  The average trade estimate before the report release was for wheat acreages to be 44.9 million acres.