January 07, 2019 | AgWeek
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Acreage Shift Expected for 2019

Farmers regionally and nationally are talking about planting more corn, less soybeans

Acreage Shift Expected for 2019

According to a report at AgWeek, farmers regionally and nationally are talking about planting more corn and less soybeans in 2019.

Early projections have ranged from 2 million to 7 million more acres of corn in 2019 and 2 million to 4 million less soybean acres.

Informa's December estimate called for a 2.8 million acre increase in corn and 4 million acres less soybeans for next season.

USDA's baseline projections released in November pegged a drop in soybean acreage to 82.5 million acres, with corn acreage increasing to 92 million.

Wheat seedings would also increase 6.6% from 2018 to 51 million acres.

Read the full report at AgWeek.

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