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USDA Plantings Report 03/31

Prospective Plantings ISSN: 1949-159X Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Corn Planted Acreage Down 4 Percent from 2016 Soybean Acreage Up 7 Percent All Wheat Acreage Down 8 Percent All Cotton Acreage Up 21 Percent Corn planted area for all purposes in 2017 is estimated at 90.0 million acres, down 4 percent or 4.0 million acres from last year. Compared with last year, planted acreage is expected to be down or unchanged in 38 of the 48 estimating States. Soybean planted area for 2017 is estimated at a record high 89.5 million acres, up 7 percent from last year. Compared with last year, planted acreage intentions are up or unchanged in 27 of the 31 estimating States. All wheat planted area for 2017 is estimated at 46.1 million acres, down 8 percent from 2016. This represents the lowest total planted area for the United States since records began in 1919. The 2017 winter wheat planted area, at 32.7 million acres, is down 9 percent from last year but up 1 percent from the previous estimate. Of this total, about 23.8 million acres are Hard Red Winter, 5.53 million acres are Soft Red Winter, and 3.38 million acres are White Winter. Area planted to other spring wheat for 2017 is estimated at 11.3 million acres, down 3 percent from 2016. Of this total, about 10.6 million acres are Hard Red Spring wheat. The intended Durum planted area for 2017 is estimated at 2.00 million acres, down 17 percent from the previous year. All cotton planted area for 2017 is estimated at 12.2 million acres, 21 percent above last year. Upland area is estimated at 12.0 million acres, up 21 percent from 2016. American Pima area is estimated at 232,000 acres, up 19 percent from 2016. This report was approved on March 31, 2017. Secretary of Agriculture Designate Michael L. Young Agricultural Statistics Board Chairperson Joseph L. Parsons Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Principal Crops Area Planted States and United States: 2015-2017 [Crops included in area planted are corn, sorghum, oats, barley, rye, winter wheat, Durum wheat, other spring wheat, rice, soybeans, peanuts, sunflower, cotton, dry edible beans, potatoes, sugarbeets, canola, and proso millet. Harvested acreage is used for all hay, tobacco, and sugarcane in computing total area planted. Values for 2017 were carried forward from 2016 for summer and fall potatoes, proso millet, rye, and surgarcane. Includes double cropped acres and unharvested small grains planted as cover crops] State 2015 2016 2017 1/ (1,000 acres) AL 2,320 2,360 2,310 AZ 731 672 688 AR 7,117 7,297 7,257 CA 3,083 3,208 3,130 CO 6,036 6,170 6,050 CT 79 70 71 DE 461 457 444 FL 1,146 1,135 1,112 GA 3,694 3,629 3,690 HI 2/ 15 16 - ID 4,160 4,163 4,231 IL 22,616 22,770 22,527 IN 12,065 12,080 12,280 IA 24,655 24,455 24,560 KS 23,320 23,594 23,067 KY 6,243 6,125 5,940 LA 3,392 3,315 3,326 ME 260 243 233 MD 1,582 1,605 1,650 MA 112 108 106 MI 6,419 6,423 6,420 MN 20,015 19,887 20,170 MS 4,274 4,177 4,194 MO 12,081 13,404 12,895 MT 9,451 9,217 9,031 NE 19,652 19,544 19,490 NV 334 356 369 NH 63 68 63 NJ 314 319 324 NM 975 908 907 NY 2,839 3,015 3,070 NC 4,753 4,438 4,473 ND 23,710 23,686 22,941 OH 9,973 10,000 10,040 OK 10,126 10,018 9,661 OR 2,104 2,149 2,119 PA 3,568 3,668 3,778 RI 9 9 10 SC 1,624 1,505 1,555 SD 18,100 17,341 16,992 TN 4,926 5,030 5,102 TX 21,701 21,564 21,442 UT 917 938 930 VT 237 280 261 VA 2,705 2,680 2,738 WA 3,660 3,718 3,822 WV 676 670 671 WI 7,999 7,885 7,945 WY 1,496 1,441 1,398 US 3/ 318,975 319,244 316,918 - Represents zero. 1/ Intended plantings in 2017 as indicated by reports from farmers. 2/ Sugarcane estimates for Hawaii are discontinued in 2017. 3/ States do not add to United States due to canola, potatoes, rye, and tobacco acreage not allocated to States. Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Corn Area Planted States and United States: 2015-2017 Area planted State 2015 2016 2017 1/ Percent of previous year (1,000 acres) % AL 260 330 240 73 AZ 75 95 75 79 AR 460 760 600 79 CA 440 420 430 102 CO 1,100 1,340 1,300 97 CT 26 25 25 100 DE 170 170 175 103 FL 80 80 70 88 GA 330 410 340 83 ID 280 340 320 94 IL 11,700 11,600 11,300 97 IN 5,650 5,600 5,600 100 IA 13,500 13,900 13,300 96 KS 4,150 5,100 5,200 102 KY 1,400 1,500 1,320 88 LA 400 620 500 81 ME 31 31 31 100 MD 440 460 480 104 MA 16 16 16 100 MI 2,350 2,400 2,300 96 MN 8,100 8,450 8,000 95 MS 510 750 530 71 MO 3,250 3,650 3,250 89 MT 105 115 120 104 NE 9,400 9,850 9,550 97 NV 2 11 14 127 NH 15 15 15 100 NJ 80 80 76 95 NM 125 120 125 104 NY 1,080 1,100 1,120 102 NC 790 1,000 950 95 ND 2,750 3,450 3,300 96 OH 3,550 3,550 3,550 100 OK 310 400 330 83 OR 65 80 90 113 PA 1,340 1,400 1,370 98 RI 2 2 2 100 SC 295 375 340 91 SD 5,400 5,600 5,400 96 TN 780 880 840 95 TX 2,300 2,900 2,450 84 UT 65 80 85 106 VT 92 90 86 96 VA 450 490 480 98 WA 170 170 160 94 WV 50 49 46 94 WI 4,000 4,050 4,000 99 WY 85 100 95 95 US 88,019 94,004 89,996 96 1/ Intended plantings in 2017 as indicated by reports from farmers. Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Sorghum Area Planted States and United States: 2015-2017 Area planted State 2015 2016 2017 1/ Percent of previous year (1,000 acres) % AZ 2/ 24 (NA) (NA) (X) AR 450 47 20 43 CO 440 450 450 100 GA 50 20 18 90 IL 38 18 15 83 KS 3,400 3,100 2,500 81 LA 77 52 25 48 MS 120 13 10 77 MO 155 65 31 48 NE 270 200 140 70 NM 125 110 140 127 NC 3/ (NA) 45 38 84 OK 440 400 320 80 SD 270 270 250 93 TX 2,600 1,900 1,800 95 US 8,459 6,690 5,757 86 (NA) Not available. (X) Not applicable. 1/ Intended plantings in 2017 as indicated by reports from farmers. 2/ Estimates discontinued in 2016. 3/ Estimates began in 2016. Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Oat Area Planted States and United States: 2015-2017 [Includes area planted in preceding fall] Area planted State 2015 2016 2017 1/ Percent of previous year (1,000 acres) % AL 55 50 40 80 AR 11 11 11 100 CA 120 110 140 127 CO 45 55 55 100 GA 65 45 45 100 ID 75 55 50 91 IL 40 45 35 78 IN 2/ 15 (NA) (NA) (X) IA 125 120 135 113 KS 95 120 95 79 ME 30 25 25 100 MI 75 65 75 115 MN 280 210 180 86 MO 30 45 45 100 MT 50 60 55 92 NE 135 135 120 89 NY 70 90 80 89 NC 35 35 30 86 ND 275 290 220 76 OH 70 50 70 140 OK 40 65 70 108 OR 35 30 30 100 PA 95 85 85 100 SC 24 17 18 106 SD 325 295 265 90 TX 520 470 480 102 UT 2/ 20 (NA) (NA) (X) VA 2/ 12 (NA) (NA) (X) WA 18 18 15 83 WI 280 210 210 100 WY 23 22 20 91 US 3,088 2,828 2,699 95 (NA) Not available. (X) Not applicable. 1/ Intended plantings in 2017 as indicated by reports from farmers. 2/ Estimates discontinued in 2016. Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Barley Area Planted States and United States: 2015-2017 [Includes area planted in preceding fall] Area planted State 2015 2016 2017 1/ Percent of previous year (1,000 acres) % AZ 17 16 17 106 CA 80 80 100 125 CO 65 79 62 78 DE 32 35 30 86 ID 610 600 630 105 KS 2/ 13 (NA) (NA) (X) ME 2/ 13 (NA) (NA) (X) MD 50 50 50 100 MI 2/ 11 (NA) (NA) (X) MN 135 95 90 95 MT 990 990 690 70 NY 2/ 11 (NA) (NA) (X) NC 2/ 19 (NA) (NA) (X) ND 1,120 740 470 64 OR 49 45 50 111 PA 55 55 65 118 SD 2/ 37 (NA) (NA) (X) UT 27 29 28 97 VA 46 33 38 115 WA 115 110 145 132 WI 2/ 28 (NA) (NA) (X) WY 100 95 83 87 US 3,623 3,052 2,548 83 (NA) Not available. (X) Not applicable. 1/ Intended plantings in 2017 as indicated by reports from farmers. 2/ Estimates discontinued in 2016. Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). All Wheat Area Planted States and United States: 2015-2017 [Includes area planted in preceding fall] Area planted State 2015 2016 2017 1/ Percent of previous year (1,000 acres) % AL 260 230 160 70 AZ 160 111 120 108 AR 350 195 195 100 CA 520 480 390 81 CO 2,458 2,361 2,308 98 DE 70 70 65 93 FL 25 25 20 80 GA 215 180 160 89 ID 1,220 1,180 1,175 100 IL 540 520 480 92 IN 290 330 260 79 IA 20 25 25 100 KS 9,200 8,500 7,500 88 KY 560 510 490 96 LA 110 25 20 80 MD 355 360 400 111 MI 510 610 430 70 MN 1,532 1,321 1,304 99 MS 150 65 60 92 MO 760 690 620 90 MT 5,620 5,180 5,190 100 NE 1,490 1,370 1,110 81 NV 12 15 25 167 NJ 27 25 23 92 NM 385 340 310 91 NY 120 120 130 108 NC 650 420 460 110 ND 7,990 7,590 6,615 87 OH 520 580 470 81 OK 5,300 5,000 4,500 90 OR 835 810 780 96 PA 195 190 200 105 SC 170 60 90 150 SD 2,756 2,270 1,844 81 TN 455 400 390 98 TX 6,100 5,000 4,800 96 UT 135 129 142 110 VA 260 210 190 90 WA 2,290 2,240 2,250 100 WV 9 7 8 114 WI 230 270 220 81 WY 145 140 130 93 US 54,999 50,154 46,059 92 1/ Intended plantings for 2017 as indicated by reports from farmers. Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Winter Wheat Area Planted States and United States: 2015-2017 [Includes area planted in preceding fall] Area planted State 2015 2016 2017 Percent of previous year (1,000 acres) % AL 260 230 160 70 AZ 5 14 15 107 AR 350 195 195 100 CA 450 425 350 82 CO 2,450 2,350 2,300 98 DE 70 70 65 93 FL 25 25 20 80 GA 215 180 160 89 ID 760 760 730 96 IL 540 520 480 92 IN 290 330 260 79 IA 20 25 25 100 KS 9,200 8,500 7,500 88 KY 560 510 490 96 LA 110 25 20 80 MD 355 360 400 111 MI 510 610 430 70 MN 52 11 14 127 MS 150 65 60 92 MO 760 690 620 90 MT 2,350 2,250 1,900 84 NE 1,490 1,370 1,110 81 NV 8 10 17 170 NJ 27 25 23 92 NM 385 340 310 91 NY 120 120 130 108 NC 650 420 460 110 ND 200 130 65 50 OH 520 580 470 81 OK 5,300 5,000 4,500 90 OR 740 720 710 99 PA 195 190 200 105 SC 170 60 90 150 SD 1,420 1,180 900 76 TN 455 400 390 98 TX 6,100 5,000 4,800 96 UT 125 120 130 108 VA 260 210 190 90 WA 1,650 1,700 1,700 100 WV 9 7 8 114 WI 230 270 220 81 WY 145 140 130 93 US 39,681 36,137 32,747 91 Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Durum Wheat Area Planted States and United States: 2015-2017 [Includes area planted in preceding fall in Arizona and California] Area planted State 2015 2016 2017 1/ Percent of previous year (1,000 acres) % AZ 155 97 105 108 CA 70 55 40 73 ID 10 10 15 150 MT 620 780 690 88 ND 1,090 1,460 1,150 79 SD 6 10 4 40 US 1,951 2,412 2,004 83 1/ Intended plantings in 2017 as indicated by reports from farmers. Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Other Spring Wheat Area Planted States and United States: 2015-2017 Area planted State 2015 2016 2017 1/ Percent of previous year (1,000 acres) % CO 8 11 8 73 ID 450 410 430 105 MN 1,480 1,310 1,290 98 MT 2,650 2,150 2,600 121 NV 4 5 8 160 ND 6,700 6,000 5,400 90 OR 95 90 70 78 SD 1,330 1,080 940 87 UT 10 9 12 133 WA 640 540 550 102 US 13,367 11,605 11,308 97 1/ Intended plantings in 2017 as indicated by reports from farmers. Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). All Hay Area Harvested States and United States: 2015-2017 Area harvested State 2015 2016 2017 1/ Percent of previous year (1,000 acres) % AL 730 810 800 99 AZ 335 315 310 98 AR 1,125 1,204 1,210 100 CA 1,190 1,200 1,100 92 CO 1,450 1,380 1,350 98 CT 53 45 46 102 DE 14 17 14 82 FL 290 300 300 100 GA 570 600 580 97 ID 1,330 1,330 1,360 102 IL 490 480 490 102 IN 560 500 420 84 IA 1,160 910 1,000 110 KS 2,450 2,600 2,600 100 KY 2,370 2,250 2,150 96 LA 430 380 360 95 ME 135 140 130 93 MD 215 215 200 93 MA 92 92 90 98 MI 970 870 880 101 MN 1,570 1,520 1,600 105 MS 680 640 630 98 MO 2,960 2,830 2,800 99 MT 2,500 2,650 2,600 98 NE 2,700 2,450 2,500 102 NV 320 330 330 100 NH 48 53 48 91 NJ 102 114 120 105 NM 280 275 265 96 NY 1,230 1,360 1,400 103 NC 777 687 620 90 ND 2,750 2,500 2,500 100 OH 1,080 970 950 98 OK 3,020 3,010 3,000 100 OR 1,060 1,130 1,110 98 PA 1,290 1,350 1,450 107 RI 6 7 8 114 SC 300 320 310 97 SD 3,400 3,100 3,200 103 TN 1,765 1,815 1,800 99 TX 4,730 4,830 4,300 89 UT 670 700 675 96 VT 145 190 175 92 VA 1,175 1,215 1,280 105 WA 750 840 860 102 WV 590 587 590 101 WI 1,510 1,330 1,300 98 WY 1,080 1,020 1,000 98 US 54,447 53,461 52,811 99 1/ Intended area harvested in 2017 as indicated by reports from farmers. Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Rice Area Planted by Class States and United States: 2015-2017 Area planted Class and State 2015 2016 2017 1/ Percent of previous year (1,000 acres) % Long grain AR 1,065 1,410 1,050 74 CA 7 9 9 100 LA 355 413 375 91 MS 150 195 120 62 MO 175 230 200 87 TX 127 185 155 84 US 1,879 2,442 1,909 78 Medium grain AR 245 135 145 107 CA 385 490 480 98 LA 65 24 25 104 MS - - - (X) MO 7 6 6 100 TX 6 10 10 100 US 708 665 666 100 Short grain AR 1 1 1 100 CA 2/ 37 42 50 119 US 38 43 51 119 All AR 1,311 1,546 1,196 77 CA 429 541 539 100 LA 420 437 400 92 MS 150 195 120 62 MO 182 236 206 87 TX 133 195 165 85 US 2,625 3,150 2,626 83 - Represents zero. (X) Not applicable. 1/ Intended plantings in 2017 as indicated by reports from farmers. 2/ Includes sweet rice. Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Canola Area Planted States and United States: 2015-2017 Area planted State 2015 2016 2017 1/ Percent of previous year (1,000 acres) % ID 28 21 34 162 KS 2/ (D) 25 43 172 MN 23 29 40 138 MT 82 62 110 177 ND 1,410 1,460 1,500 103 OK 140 80 140 175 OR 4.3 4 10 250 WA 37 33 50 152 OtrSt 3/ 52.7 - - (X) US 1,777 1,714 1,927 112 - Represents zero. (D) Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations. (X) Not applicable. 1/ Intended plantings in 2017 as indicated by reports from farmers. 2/ Beginning in 2016, Kansas is published individually. 3/ For 2015, Other States include Colorado and Kansas. Beginning in 2016, Other States is discontinued. Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Soybean Area Planted States and United States: 2015-2017 Area planted State 2015 2016 2017 1/ Percent of previous year (1,000 acres) % AL 500 420 450 107 AR 3,200 3,130 3,500 112 DE 175 165 160 97 FL 33 31 25 81 GA 325 260 250 96 IL 9,800 10,100 10,200 101 IN 5,550 5,650 6,000 106 IA 9,850 9,500 10,100 106 KS 3,900 4,050 5,000 123 KY 1,840 1,790 1,900 106 LA 1,430 1,230 1,400 114 MD 520 520 520 100 MI 2,030 2,070 2,350 114 MN 7,600 7,550 8,250 109 MS 2,300 2,040 2,250 110 MO 4,550 5,600 5,650 101 NE 5,300 5,200 5,700 110 NJ 105 100 105 105 NY 305 330 325 98 NC 1,820 1,690 1,750 104 ND 5,750 6,050 6,900 114 OH 4,750 4,850 5,000 103 OK 395 485 550 113 PA 580 580 600 103 SC 475 420 420 100 SD 5,150 5,200 5,400 104 TN 1,750 1,660 1,750 105 TX 130 165 180 109 VA 630 610 620 102 WV 27 27 27 100 WI 1,880 1,960 2,150 110 US 82,650 83,433 89,482 107 1/ Intended plantings in 2017 as indicated by reports from farmers. Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Peanut Area Planted States and United States: 2015-2017 Area planted State 2015 2016 2017 1/ Percent of previous year (1,000 acres) % AL 200 175 190 109 AR 2/ (NA) 24 25 104 FL 190 155 170 110 GA 785 720 785 109 MS 44 39 44 113 NM 5 8 8 100 NC 90 101 110 109 OK 10 13 21 162 SC 112 110 135 123 TX 170 305 240 79 VA 19 21 23 110 US 1,625 1,671 1,751 105 (NA) Not available. 1/ Intended plantings in 2017 as indicated by reports from farmers. 2/ Estimates began in 2016. Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Sunflower Area Planted by Type States and United States: 2015-2017 Varietal type Area planted and State 2015 2016 2017 1/ Percent of previous year (1,000 acres) % Oil CA 33 45 39 87 CO 60 60 65 108 KS 57 45 55 122 MN 77 66 50 76 NE 29 29 45 155 ND 620 630 380 60 OK 2/ 3.5 (NA) (NA) (X) SD 580 510 510 100 TX 91 33 15 45 US 1,550.5 1,418 1,159 82 Non-oil CA 1.4 1.6 4 250 CO 13 14 16 114 KS 27 18 14 78 MN 24 14 11 79 NE 20 12.5 15 120 ND 100 58 150 259 OK 2/ 2.2 (NA) (NA) (X) SD 99 48 75 156 TX 22 12.5 10 80 US 308.6 178.6 295 165 All CA 34.4 46.6 43 92 CO 73 74 81 109 KS 84 63 69 110 MN 101 80 61 76 NE 49 41.5 60 145 ND 720 688 530 77 OK 2/ 5.7 (NA) (NA) (X) SD 679 558 585 105 TX 113 45.5 25 55 US 1,859.1 1,596.6 1,454 91 (NA) Not available. (X) Not applicable. 1/ Intended plantings in 2017 as indicated by reports from farmers. 2/ Estimates discontinued in 2016. Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Flaxseed Area Planted States and United States: 2015-2017 Area planted State 2015 2016 2017 1/ Percent of previous year (1,000 acres) % MN 2/ 3 (NA) (NA) (X) MT 31 29 25 86 ND 410 335 285 85 SD 19 10 3 30 US 463 374 313 84 (NA) Not available. (X) Not applicable. 1/ Intended plantings in 2017 as indicated by reports from farmers. 2/ Estimates discontinued in 2016. Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Cotton Area Planted by Type States and United States: 2015-2017 Area planted Type and State 2015 2016 2017 1/ Percent of previous year (1,000 acres) % Upland AL 315 345 430 125 AZ 89 120 150 125 AR 210 380 500 132 CA 47 66 85 129 FL 85 102 85 83 GA 1,130 1,180 1,300 110 KS 16 32 56 175 LA 115 140 190 136 MS 320 435 550 126 MO 185 280 285 102 NM 35 47 50 106 NC 385 280 340 121 OK 215 305 470 154 SC 235 190 230 121 TN 155 255 300 118 TX 4,800 5,650 6,900 122 VA 85 73 80 110 US 8,422 9,880 12,001 121 American Pima AZ 17.5 14.5 16 110 CA 117 155 190 123 NM 7 8 9 113 TX 17 17 17 100 US 158.5 194.5 232 119 All AL 315 345 430 125 AZ 106.5 134.5 166 123 AR 210 380 500 132 CA 164 221 275 124 FL 85 102 85 83 GA 1,130 1,180 1,300 110 KS 16 32 56 175 LA 115 140 190 136 MS 320 435 550 126 MO 185 280 285 102 NM 42 55 59 107 NC 385 280 340 121 OK 215 305 470 154 SC 235 190 230 121 TN 155 255 300 118 TX 4,817 5,667 6,917 122 VA 85 73 80 110 US 8,580.5 10,074.5 12,233 121 1/ Intended plantings in 2017 as indicated by reports from farmers. Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Sugarbeet Area Planted States and United States: 2015-2017 [Relates to year of intended harvest in all States except California] Area planted State 2015 2016 2017 1/ Percent of previous year (1,000 acres) % CA 2/ 24.7 25.3 25.3 100 CO 27.5 28.1 28 100 ID 174 172 167 97 MI 152 151 143 95 MN 443 437 430 98 MT 44 45.6 45 99 NE 47.5 48 48 100 ND 208 213 206 97 OR 7.8 10.7 10 93 WA 3/ (NA) 2 2 100 WY 31.3 30.7 30.5 99 US 1,159.8 1,163.4 1,134.8 98 (NA) Not available. 1/ Intended plantings in 2017 as indicated by reports from processors. 2/ Relates to year of intended harvest for fall planted beets in central California and to year of planting for overwintered beets in central and southern California. 3/ Estimates began in 2016. Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Tobacco Area Harvested States and United States: 2015-2017 Area harvested State 2015 2016 2017 1/ Percent of previous year (acres) % CT 2/ (D) (NA) (NA) (X) GA 13,500 13,500 12,000 89 KY 72,900 75,300 80,300 107 MA 2/ (D) (NA) (NA) (X) NC 173,000 166,000 161,000 97 OH 2/ 1,900 (NA) (NA) (X) PA 7,900 8,200 8,100 99 SC 13,000 13,000 12,000 92 TN 20,900 20,200 22,250 110 VA 23,050 23,460 22,350 95 OtrSt 3/ 2,500 - - (X) US 328,650 319,660 318,000 99 - Represents zero. (D) Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations. (NA) Not available. (X) Not applicable. 1/ Intended area harvested in 2017 as indicated by reports from farmers. 2/ Estimates discontinued in 2016. 3/ For 2015, Other States include Connecticut and Massachusetts. Beginning in 2016, Other States is discontinued. Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Tobacco Area Harvested by Class and Type States and United States: 2015-2017 Area harvested Class, type, and State 2015 2016 2017 1/ Percent of previous year (acres) % Class 1, Flue-cured (11-14) GA 13,500 13,500 12,000 89 NC 172,000 165,000 160,000 97 SC 13,000 13,000 12,000 92 VA 21,500 22,000 21,000 95 US 220,000 213,500 205,000 96 Class 2, Fire-cured (21-23) KY 9,900 9,500 10,000 105 TN 7,700 7,000 7,500 107 VA 250 260 250 96 US 17,850 16,760 17,750 106 Class 3A, Light air-cured Type 31, Burley KY 58,000 61,000 65,000 107 NC 1,000 1,000 1,000 100 OH 2/ 1,900 (NA) (NA) (X) PA 4,700 4,800 4,700 98 TN 12,000 12,000 13,500 113 VA 1,300 1,200 1,100 92 US 78,900 80,000 85,300 107 Type 32, Southern Maryland PA 1,600 1,800 1,800 100 Total light air-cured (31-32) 80,500 81,800 87,100 106 Class 3B, Dark air-cured (35-37) KY 5,000 4,800 5,300 110 TN 1,200 1,200 1,250 104 US 6,200 6,000 6,550 109 Class 4, Cigar filler PA 1,600 1,600 1,600 100 Class 5, Cigar binder Type 51, Connecticut Valley Broadleaf CT 2/ (D) (NA) (NA) (X) MA 2/ (D) (NA) (NA) (X) US 2/ (D) (NA) (NA) (X) Class 6, Cigar wrapper Type 61, Connecticut Valley Shade-grown CT 2/ (D) (NA) (NA) (X) MA 2/ (D) (NA) (NA) (X) US 2/ (D) (NA) (NA) (X) Other cigar types (51-61) 2,500 (NA) (NA) (X) Total cigar types (41-61) 3/ 4,100 1,600 1,600 100 All tobacco US 328,650 319,660 318,000 99 (D) Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations. (NA) Not available. (X) Not applicable. 1/ Intended area harvested in 2017 as indicated by reports from farmers. 2/ Estimates discontinued in 2016. 3/ Beginning in 2016, estimates only include Class 4 Cigar filler. Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Dry Edible Bean Area Planted States and United States: 2015-2017 [Excludes beans grown for garden seed] Area planted State 2015 2016 2017 1/ Percent of previous year (1,000 acres) % AZ 2/ 9.4 (NA) (NA) (X) CA 45 50 53 106 CO 50 46 59 128 ID 120 140 170 121 KS 2/ 8 (NA) (NA) (X) MI 275 210 195 93 MN 190 155 175 113 MT 49 103 210 204 NE 140 138 150 109 NM 2/ 12.9 (NA) (NA) (X) NY 2/ 8 (NA) (NA) (X) ND 655 625 620 99 OR 2/ 9 (NA) (NA) (X) SD 2/ 12.5 (NA) (NA) (X) TX 31 27 25 93 WA 110 135 170 126 WI 2/ 7.9 (NA) (NA) (X) WY 32 33 39 118 US 1,764.7 1,662 1,866 112 (NA) Not available. (X) Not applicable. 1/ Intended plantings in 2017 as indicated by reports from farmers. 2/ Estimates discontinued in 2016. Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Chickpea (Garbanzo Bean) Area Planted States and United States: 2015-2017 [Chickpea acres included with dry bean acres] Area planted Size and State 2015 2016 2017 1/ Percent of previous year (1,000 acres) % Small chickpeas 2/ ID 32 39 50 128 MT (D) (D) (D) (D) NE - (D) (D) (D) ND 5 3.8 4 105 OR 3/ (D) (NA) (NA) (X) SD 3/ - (NA) (NA) (X) WA 20 29 45 155 OtrSt 4/ 15.2 42 56 133 US 72.2 113.8 155 136 Large chickpeas 5/ CA 7.7 10.2 13 127 ID 38 53 65 123 MT (D) (D) (D) (D) NE 0.2 (D) (D) (D) ND 2.4 9.4 15 160 OR 3/ (D) (NA) (NA) (X) SD 3/ 3.2 (NA) (NA) (X) WA 55 79 105 133 OtrSt 4/ 28.8 59.9 145 242 US 135.3 211.5 343 162 All chickpeas (Garbanzo) CA 7.7 10.2 13 127 ID 70 92 115 125 MT 43 99 198 200 NE 0.2 2.9 3 103 ND 7.4 13.2 19 144 OR 3/ 1 (NA) (NA) (X) SD 3/ 3.2 (NA) (NA) (X) WA 75 108 150 139 US 207.5 325.3 498 153 - Represents zero. (D) Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations. (NA) Not available. (X) Not applicable. 1/ Intended plantings in 2017 as indicated by reports from farmers. 2/ Chickpeas (or Garbanzo beans) smaller than 20/64 inches. 3/ Estimates discontinued in 2016. 4/ Includes data withheld above. 5/ Chickpeas (or Garbanzo beans) larger than 20/64 inches. Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Lentil Area Planted States and United States: 2015-2017 Area planted State 2015 2016 2017 1/ Percent of previous year (1,000 acres) % ID 33 38 35 92 MT 235 520 640 123 ND 165 305 300 98 WA 60 70 80 114 US 493 933 1,055 113 1/ Intended plantings in 2017 as indicated by reports from farmers. Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Dry Edible Pea Area Planted States and United States: 2015-2017 Area planted State 2015 2016 2017 1/ Percent of previous year (1,000 acres) % ID 51 29 30 103 MT 595 610 460 75 NE 2/ (NA) 55 45 82 ND 385 560 500 89 OR 7 6 6 100 SD 2/ (NA) 32 35 109 WA 105 90 65 72 US 1,143 1,382 1,141 83 (NA) Not available. 1/ Intended plantings in 2017 as indicated by reports from farmers. 2/ Estimates began in 2016. Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Austrian Winter Pea Area Planted States and United States: 2015-2017 Area planted State 2015 2016 2017 1/ Percent of previous year (1,000 acres) % ID 13 18 6 33 MT 15 15 15 100 OR 6 5 5 100 US 34 38 26 68 1/ Intended plantings in 2017 as indicated by reports from farmers. Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Spring Potato Area Planted States and United States: 2015-2017 Area planted State 2015 2016 2017 1/ Percent of previous year (1,000 acres) % AZ 2/ 3.6 (NA) (NA) (X) CA 27 26 27 104 FL 30 25 25 100 NC 3/ 13.5 (NA) (NA) (X) US 74.1 51 52 102 (NA) Not available. (X) Not applicable. 1/ Intended plantings in 2017 as indicated by reports from farmers. 2/ Estimates discontinued in 2016. 3/ Beginning in 2016, North Carolina included in summer season estimates. Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Sweet Potato Area Planted States and United States: 2015-2017 Area planted State 2015 2016 2017 1/ Percent of previous year (1,000 acres) % AL 2/ 2.6 (NA) (NA) (X) AR 4 (D) 4 (D) CA 18.5 20 21 105 FL 5.6 (D) 5.4 (D) LA 10 10 10 100 MS 27 30 28 93 NJ 2/ 1.2 (NA) (NA) (X) NC 87 98 90 92 TX 2/ 1 (NA) (NA) (X) OtrSt 3/ - 10.1 - (X) US 156.9 168.1 158.4 94 - Represents zero. (D) Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations. (NA) Not available. (X) Not applicable. 1/ Intended plantings in 2017 as indicated by reports from farmers. 2/ Estimates discontinued in 2016. 3/ Includes data withheld above. Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Crop Area Planted and Harvested, Yield, and Production in Domestic Units United States: 2016 and 2017 [Data are the latest estimates available, either from the current report or from previous reports. Current year estimates are for the full 2017 crop year. Blank data cells indicate estimation period has not yet begun] Area planted Area harvested Crop 2016 2017 2016 2017 (1,000 acres) Grains and hay Barley 3,052 2,548 2,558 Corn,grain 1/ 94,004 89,996 86,748 Corn,silage (NA) 6,186 Hay, all (NA) (NA) 53,461 52,811 Alfalfa (NA) 16,885 All other (NA) 36,576 Oats 2,828 2,699 981 Proso millet 443 413 Rice 3,150 2,626 3,097 Rye 1,891 414 Sorghum,grain 1/ 6,690 5,757 6,163 Sorghum,silage (NA) 298 Wheat, all 50,154 46,059 43,890 Winter 36,137 32,747 30,222 Durum 2,412 2,004 2,365 Other spring 11,605 11,308 11,303 Oilseeds Canola 1,714 1,927 1,685.7 Cottonseed (X) (X) Flaxseed 374 313 367 Mustard seed 103.1 98.2 Peanuts 1,671 1,751 1,547 Rapeseed 11 10.5 Safflower 161.1 154.4 Soybeans,beans 83,433 89,482 82,736 Sunflower 1,596.6 1,454 1,534 Cotton, tobacco, and sugar crops Cotton, all 10,074.5 12,233 9,521.7 Upland 9,880 12,001 9,332 American Pima 194.5 232 189.7 Sugarbeets 1,163.4 1,134.8 1,126.2 Sugarcane (NA) 903.1 Tobacco (NA) (NA) 319.7 318 Dry beans, peas, and lentils Austrian wtr peas 38 26 28 Dry edible beans 1,662 1,866 1,558.6 Chickpeas, all 325.3 498 320 Large 211.5 343 209.2 Small 113.8 155 110.8 Dry edi. peas 1,382 1,141 1,329.8 Lentils 933 1,055 908 Wrnkld seed peas (NA) (NA) Potatoes and miscellaneous Hops (NA) 50.9 Maple syrup (NA) (NA) Mushrooms (NA) (NA) Peppermint oil (NA) 65.3 Potatoes, all 1,034 1,007.7 Spring 51 52 48 Summer 62.2 60.7 Fall 920.8 899 Spearmint oil (NA) 24.5 Sweet potatoes 168.1 158.4 163.3 Taro (Hawaii) (NA) (D) Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Crop Area Planted and Harvested, Yield, and Production in Domestic Units United States: 2016 and 2017 (continued) [Data are the latest estimates available, either from the current report or from previous reports. Current year estimates are for the full 2017 crop year. Blank data cells indicate estimation period has not yet begun] Yield per acre Production Crop 2016 2017 2016 2017 (1,000) Grains and hay Barley bushels 77.9 199,282 Corn,grain bushels 174.6 15,148,038 Corn,silage tons 20.3 125,670 Hay, all tons 2.52 134,781 Alfalfa tons 3.45 58,263 All other tons 2.09 76,518 Oats bushels 66 64,770 Proso millet bushels 30.4 12,558 Rice 2/ cwt 7,237 224,145 Rye bushels 32.5 13,451 Sorghum,grain bushels 77.9 480,261 Sorghum,silage tons 14 4,171 Wheat, all bushels 52.6 2,309,675 Winter bushels 55.3 1,671,532 Durum bushels 44 104,116 Other spring bushels 47.2 534,027 Oilseeds Canola pounds 1,824 3,075,200 Cottonseed tons (X) 5,418 Flaxseed bushels 23.7 8,680 Mustard seed pounds 980 96,270 Peanuts pounds 3,675 5,684,610 Rapeseed pounds 1,840 19,320 Safflower pounds 1,425 220,090 Soybeans,beans bushels 52.1 4,306,671 Sunflower pounds 1,731 2,654,735 Cotton, tobacco, and sugar crops Cotton, all 2/ bales 855 16,958.5 Upland 2/ bales 844 16,401 American Pima 2/ bales 1,411 557.5 Sugarbeets tons 32.7 36,881 Sugarcane tons 35.6 32,118 Tobacco pounds 1,967 628,720 Dry beans, peas, and lentils Austrian wtr peas 2/ cwt 1,704 477 Dry edible beans 2/ cwt 1,842 28,712 Chickpeas, all 2/ cwt 1,702 5,447 Large 2/ cwt 1,677 3,509 Small 2/ cwt 1,749 1,938 Dry edi. peas 2/ cwt 2,086 27,737 Lentils 2/ cwt 1,397 12,685 Wrnkld seed peas cwt (NA) 439 Potatoes and miscellaneous Hops pounds 1,713 87,139.6 Maple syrup gallons (NA) 4,207 Mushrooms pounds (NA) 945,639 Peppermint oil pounds 89 5,800 Potatoes, all cwt 437 440,725 Spring cwt 316 15,171 Summer cwt 323 19,602 Fall cwt 452 405,952 Spearmint oil pounds 131 3,208 Sweet potatoes cwt 193 31,546 Taro (Hawaii) pounds (D) (D) (D) Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations. (NA) Not available. (X) Not applicable. 1/ Area planted for all purposes. 2/ Yield in pounds. Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Crop Area Planted and Harvested, Yield, and Production in Metric Units United States: 2016 and 2017 [Data are the latest estimates available, either from the current report or from previous reports. Current year estimates are for the full 2017 crop year. Blank data cells indicate estimation period has not yet begun] Area planted Area harvested Crop 2016 2017 2016 2017 (hectares) Grains and hay Barley 1,235,110 1,031,150 1,035,200 Corn,grain 1/ 38,042,480 36,420,480 35,106,050 Corn,silage (NA) 2,503,410 Hay, all 2/ (NA) (NA) 21,635,130 21,372,080 Alfalfa (NA) 6,833,190 All other (NA) 14,801,940 Oats 1,144,460 1,092,260 397,000 Proso millet 179,280 167,140 Rice 1,274,770 1,062,720 1,253,320 Rye 765,270 167,540 Sorghum,grain 1/ 2,707,380 2,329,800 2,494,100 Sorghum,silage (NA) 120,600 Wheat, all 2/ 20,296,820 18,639,620 17,761,840 Winter 14,624,280 13,252,380 12,230,540 Durum 976,110 811,000 957,090 Other spring 4,696,430 4,576,230 4,574,210 Oilseeds Canola 693,640 779,840 682,190 Cottonseed (X) (X) Flaxseed 151,350 126,670 148,520 Mustard seed 41,720 39,740 Peanuts 676,240 708,610 626,060 Rapeseed 4,450 4,250 Safflower 65,200 62,480 Soybeans,beans 33,764,500 36,212,470 33,482,430 Sunflower 646,130 588,420 620,790 Cotton, tobacco, and sugar crops Cotton, all 2/ 4,077,050 4,950,570 3,853,340 Upland 3,998,340 4,856,680 3,776,570 American Pima 78,710 93,890 76,770 Sugarbeets 470,820 459,240 455,760 Sugarcane (NA) 365,480 Tobacco (NA) (NA) 129,360 128,690 Dry beans, peas, and lentils Austrian wtr peas 15,380 10,520 11,330 Dry edible beans 672,590 755,150 630,750 Chickpeas 131,650 201,540 129,500 Large 85,590 138,810 84,660 Small 46,050 62,730 44,840 Dry edi. peas 559,280 461,750 538,160 Lentils 377,580 426,950 367,460 Wrnkld seed peas (NA) (NA) Potatoes and miscellaneous Hops (NA) 20,580 Maple syrup (NA) (NA) Mushrooms (NA) (NA) Peppermint oil (NA) 26,430 Potatoes, all 2/ 418,450 407,810 Spring 20,640 21,040 19,430 Summer 25,170 24,560 Fall 372,640 363,820 Spearmint oil (NA) 9,910 Sweet potatoes 68,030 64,100 66,090 Taro (Hawaii) (NA) (D) Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Crop Area Planted and Harvested, Yield, and Production in Metric Units United States: 2016 and 2017 (continued) [Data are the latest estimates available, either from the current report or from previous reports. Current year estimates are for the full 2017 crop year. Blank data cells indicate estimation period has not yet begun] Yield per hectare Production Crop 2016 2017 2016 2017 (metric tons) Grains and hay Barley 4.19 4,338,850 Corn,grain 10.96 384,777,890 Corn,silage 45.54 114,005,910 Hay, all 2/ 5.65 122,271,270 Alfalfa 7.74 52,855,300 All other 4.69 69,415,960 Oats 2.37 940,130 Proso millet 1.70 284,810 Rice 8.11 10,167,050 Rye 2.04 341,670 Sorghum,grain 4.89 12,199,190 Sorghum,silage 31.38 3,783,870 Wheat, all 2/ 3.54 62,859,050 Winter 3.72 45,491,650 Durum 2.96 2,833,570 Other spring 3.18 14,533,830 Oilseeds Canola 2.04 1,394,890 Cottonseed (X) 4,915,130 Flaxseed 1.48 220,480 Mustard seed 1.10 43,670 Peanuts 4.12 2,578,500 Rapeseed 2.06 8,760 Safflower 1.60 99,830 Soybeans,beans 3.50 117,208,380 Sunflower 1.94 1,204,170 Cotton, tobacco, and sugar crops Cotton, all 2/ 0.96 3,692,280 Upland 0.95 3,570,900 American Pima 1.58 121,380 Sugarbeets 73.41 33,457,880 Sugarcane 79.72 29,136,960 Tobacco 2.20 285,180 Dry beans, peas, and lentils Austrian wtr peas 1.91 21,640 Dry edible beans 2.06 1,302,350 Chickpeas, all 1.91 247,070 Large 1.88 159,170 Small 1.96 87,910 Dry edi. peas 2.34 1,258,130 Lentils 1.57 575,380 Wrnkld seed peas (NA) 19,910 Potatoes and miscellaneous Hops 1.92 39,530 Maple syrup (NA) 21,040 Mushrooms (NA) 428,930 Peppermint oil 0.10 2,630 Potatoes, all 2/ 49.02 19,990,950 Spring 35.43 688,150 Summer 36.20 889,130 Fall 50.61 18,413,670 Spearmint oil 0.15 1,460 Sweet potatoes 21.65 1,430,900 Taro (Hawaii) (D) (D) (D) Withheld to avoid disclosing data for individual operations. (NA) Not available. (X) Not applicable. 1/ Area planted for all purposes. 2/ Total may not add due to rounding. Prospective Plantings: Released March 31, 2017, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Reliability of Prospective Plantings Planted Acreage Estimates [Based on data for the past twenty years] Difference between forecast and final estimate Root 90% Thousand acres Years Crop mean confidence square interval Below Above error Average Smallest Largest final % (1,000 acres) (number) Barley 7.3 12.5 235 31 455 5 15 Corn 1.5 2.6 1,027 32 3,073 8 12 Oats 6.3 10.9 160 21 490 4 16 Sorghum 8.6 14.8 558 31 1,114 12 8 Soybeans 2 3.5 1,264 25 3,296 10 10 Upland cotton 6.4 11.1 617 6 2,115 12 8 Wheat Winter wheat 1.7 2.9 559 52 1,242 7 13 Durum wheat 20.9 36.1 262 45 1,028 12 8 Other spring 5.8 9.9 601 12 2,083 10 10

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