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Winter Wheat Acres Increase

Nation’s planted area for harvest in 2021 is estimated at 32M acres, up 5%

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Winter wheat acreage is up in Indiana and Illinois by 33% and 11%, respectively, reports AgriNews.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture issued its winter wheat seedings report Jan. 12.

The nation’s planted area for harvest in 2021 is estimated at 32 million acres, up 5% from 2020 and 2% 2019. This represents the fourth lowest U.S. acreage on record.

Seeding of the 2021 acreage was underway in early September and was ahead of the five-year average pace.

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