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New York Corn Acreage Up 12 Percent
New York Ag Connection - 07/09/2018

New York corn planted area for all purposes in 2018 is 1.12 million acres, up 12 percent from 2017. Growers expect to harvest 630 thousand acres for corn grain, up from 485 thousand acres last year.

New York soybean area this year is estimated at 270 thousand acres planted, unchanged from 2017.

New York winter wheat acreage planted is estimated at 125 thousand, down 11 percent from 2017. New York winter wheat harvested acreage is forecast to be 100 thousand, down 20 percent from last year.

The 2018 United States corn planted area for all purposes is estimated at 89.1 million acres, down 1 percent from last year. Growers expect to harvest 81.8 million acres for grain, down 1 percent from last year.

U.S. 2018 soybean planted area is estimated at 89.6 million acres, down 1 percent from last year. Area for harvest, forecast at 88.9 million acres, is down 1 percent from 2017.

U.S. 2018 winter wheat planted area is estimated at 32.7 million acres, up less than 1 percent from last year. This represents the third lowest planted acreage on record for the United States. Area harvested for grain is forecast at 24.8 million acres, down 2 percent from last year.

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