Soybean Planting Begins
USDA: Producers in Louisiana, Mississippi are furthest along
U.S. farmers are starting to seed the 2019 soybean crop, reports Farms.com.
Growers have planted 1% of the total U.S. soybean acres, the USDA’s Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin said on April 23. That number is down 1% from last year.
On a state level, producers in Louisiana and Mississippi are the furthest along.
Farmers in those states have planted 16% of their soybean acres, which is down from 28% in Mississippi and 25% in Louisiana last year.