Initial Release of 2013 FSA Acreage Data: 7.7 Million Acres Prevented Planting

August 15, 2013 01:14 AM
 

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Monthly data from Farm Service Agency


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The initial release of certified acreage data by the Farm Service Agency shows 7.711 million acres as prevented planting for the 2013 growing season, a sharp rise from the 1.218 million acres the agency said were unplanted in 2012. Link for data.

Corn prevented planting acreage is currently reported at 3.411 million with 1.619 million for soybeans and 1.744 million for wheat.

FSA data also show 2.077 million acres of cotton reported as failed acreage and 2.542 million acres of wheat as failed.

Current planted acreage is reported at 88.517 million for corn, 7.702 million for cotton, 72.026 million for soybeans and 49.135 million for wheat.

Subsequent postings will occur on Sept 17, Oct 16, Nov 13, Dec 13 and a final report will be posted by USDA about Jan 15, 2014.

On a state basis, FSA data shows the following from selected states:

 

North Dakota: 2.473 million acres of prevent planting, including 1.445 million wheat, 418,046 acres of soybeans and 498,837 acres of corn.

Illinois: 355,402 acres as prevented planted, including 201,763 acres of corn and 113,007 acres of soybeans.

Iowa: 719,761 acres prevented planted, including 613,257 acres of corn and 106,350 acres of soybeans.

Minnesota: 873,655 acres prevented planting, including 616,671 acres of corn, 203,760 acres of soybeans and 48,953 acres of wheat.

Wisconsin: 345,185 acres of prevented plantings, including 264,193 acres of corn and 86,647 acres of soybeans.

Arkansas: 608,687 acres of prevented plantings, including 156,572 acres of corn and 292,613 acres of rice.

Missouri: 359,538 acres of prevented planting, including 245,420 acres of corn and 59,528 acres of soybeans.

Mississippi: 322,560 acres of prevented planting, including 259,715 acres of corn, 22,384 acres of rice and 20,973 acres of upland cotton.


Comments: USDA's National Ag Statistics Service will begin to incorporate the FSA certified acreage data into its October Crop Production report but monitors the data on a weekly basis.


 

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