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April 25, 2019 |

Soybean Planting Begins

USDA: Producers in Louisiana, Mississippi are furthest along

U.S. farmers are starting to seed the 2019 soybean crop, reports

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.

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