USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is estimating 92.0 million acres of corn planted in the United States for 2020, up three percent from last year, according to the Acreage report released Tuesday. Soybean area planted is estimated at 83.8 million acres, up 10% from last year.
The report also shows wheat and cotton acres are down this year. All wheat planted area for 2020 is estimated at 44.3 million acres, down
2 percent from 2019. This represents the lowest all wheat planted area since records began in 1919. All cotton planted area for 2020 is estimated at 12.2 million acres, down 11 percent from last year.