Fewer Acres of U.S. Peanuts Expected in 2021

Dan Peanuts

USDA’s 2021 Planting Intentions Report indicates there will be two percent fewer acres going to peanuts this year than what we saw in 2020. Tyron Spearman has looked at those numbers, along with an update on other major row crops. According to the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), other key findings from the 2021 Prospective Plantings report for Alabama, Florida …


Planting Intentions Indicate Slightly Less Cotton in 2021

Dan Cotton

USDA released their 2021 Planting Intentions Report, and according to the numbers, there will be slightly fewer acres of cotton planted in the U.S. this year compared to 2020. Becky Sommer with NASS in Washington D.C. has the new figures. All cotton planted totaled 12.0 million acres, down less than 1 percent from the previous year. Cotton area planted in Georgia is forecast at …


Southeast Seeing Drop in Peanut Acres

Dan Peanuts

When the U.S. Department of Agriculture released its 2018 Planting Intentions Report last week, Tyron Spearman reported less acres were expected to go for peanuts this year than what was planted last year. Today, he reports there may be a pretty sizable drop in acres across the Southeast if last week’s report is realized. Southeast Seeing Drop in Peanut Acres


Agri View: Weather Is Important for Crop Outlook

Dan Agri View, Cotton, Wheat

Everett Griner talks about the crop outlook for 2017, factoring in the weather, in today’s Agri View.       Market analysts were predicting another tough year for cotton and grain farmers back in early April. In storage, supplies of all crops were above average and early planting intentions from the March survey were higher than expected. But still, market …

USDA to Survey Farmers’ Planting Intentions for 2017

Dan Field Crops, Industry News Release

What is on the horizon for U.S. farmers in 2017 as they finalize plans for planting this spring? The March Agricultural Survey conducted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will survey approximately 84,000 of the nation’s farmers to determine their plans for the upcoming growing season.