USDA to Survey Farmers’ Planting Intentions for 2022

Dan Field Crops, Fruits, Hemp, Herbs, Hydroponics, Nursery Crops, Organic, Pecans, Specialty Crops, Sugar, Tree Nuts, USDA-NASS, Vegetables

With the 2022 crop production season soon to begin, the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) will be contacting producers to determine their plans for the upcoming growing season. Later this month, NASS will mail survey questionnaires asking producers to provide information about the crops they intend to plant in 2022, how many acres they intend to plant, and the amounts of …


Numbers in Prospective Plantings Reports Subject to Change

Dan Field Crops, USDA-NASS

Every year, USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) releases their annual Planting Intentions Report at the end of March. And when the 2021 report came out Wednesday, there were some surprises when it came to certain crops. But as Gary Crawford reports, experts want to pass along a reminder that the Prospective Plantings report is just an indication of what farmers were thinking when they were …

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USDA Prospective Plantings Report Coming Tuesday

Dan Field Crops, USDA-NASS

March will wrap up with the release of USDA’s highly anticipated report on what farmers are intending to plant this spring. The Prospective Plantings Report will be released Tuesday, March 31st at noon EDT. Chief of the Crops Branch of USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS), Lance Honig, says this report is highly anticipated. Honig notes actual plantings this year could …


Wheat Growers: Prospective Plantings Report Alarming

Dan Industry News Release, Wheat

National Association of Wheat Growers finds wheat plantings included in the Department of Agriculture’s Prospective Plantings report alarming. The recent report anticipates that all wheat plantings will be at 46.1 million acres, which is down eight percent from 2016. For winter wheat specifically, the planted area is estimated at 32.7 million acres, which is down nine percent from last year, …

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Southern Region Planting Intentions

Dan Field Crops, Industry News Release

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the Planting Intention Report for the southern region. USDA/NASS estimated a record high 89.5 million acres of soybean planted area for 2017, up 7 percent from last year. Corn planted area is estimated at 90.0 million acres, down 4 percent from 2016. All cotton planted area is estimated at …