Informa Updates U.S. Acreage Pegs

January 20, 2012 05:35 AM

Sources familiar with Informa Economics say the firm has updated its 2012 U.S. acreage estimates. Following are details:

  • Corn: Informa reportedly pegs corn acreage at 94.748 million, up 2.827 million from 2011. In December, Informa estimated acreage at 94.389 million.

  • Soybeans: Informa reportedly pegs soybean acreage at 74.568 million, down 408,000 from 2011. In December, Informa estimated acreage at 74.608 million.

  • Winter Wheat: Informa reportedly pegs winter wheat acreage at 41.947 million, up 1.301 million from 2011.

  • Cotton: Informa reportedly pegs cotton acreage at 13.590 million, down 836,000 from 2011.

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