Crop Swap: Biggest Acre Jumps in 2015

July 6, 2015 12:00 PM
 
Crop Swap: Biggest Acre Jumps in 2015

Nothing is constant but change, and USDA’s latest acreage reports served as a not-so-subtle reminder of that.  Here are the states that saw the biggest “crop swaps” this year.

Corn

  1. South Dakota – Down 600,000 acres (-10.3%)
  2. Missouri – Down 300,000 acres (-8.6%)
  3. Ohio – Down 200,000 acres (-5.4%)
  4. Indiana – Down 200,000 acres (-3.4%)
  5. Kentucky – Down 120,000 acres (-7.9%)

Soybeans

  1. Minnesota – Up 350,000 acres ( 4.7%)
  2. Illinois – Up 300,000 acres ( 3.1%)
  3. Kansas – Down 300,000 acres (-7.5%)
  4. Tennessee – Up 210,000 acres ( 12.8%)
  5. Indiana – Up 200,000 acres ( 3.6%)

Wheat (all)

  1. Minnesota – Up 436,000 acres ( 34.5%)
  2. South Dakota – Up 333,000 acres ( 13.2%)
  3. North Dakota – Down 310,000 acres (-3.9%)
  4. Colorado – Down 251,000 acres (-9.1%)
  5. Kansas – Down 200,000 acres (-2.1%)

Sorghum

  1. Texas – Up 600,000 acres ( 24%)
  2. Kansas – Up 450,000 acres ( 15.8%)
  3. Arkansas – Up 330,000 acres ( 194.1%)
  4. Oklahoma – Up 110,000 acres ( 29.7%)
  5. Missouri – Up 95,000 acres ( 111.8%)

Cotton (Upland)

  1. Texas – Down 1,000,000 acres (-16.1%)
  2. Georgia – Down 280,000 acres (-20.3%)
  3. Mississippi – Down 115,000 acres (-27.1%)
  4. Tennessee – Down 105,000 acres (-38.2%)
  5. Arkansas – Down 105,000 acres (-28.3%)

For AgWeb's complete coverage of the June 30 acreage and grain stocks reports, click here

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