Prospective Plantings for 2014. What’s in store this year.
Released March 31, 2014, by the National Agricultural Statistics Service
(NASS), Agricultural Statistics Board, United States Department of
Corn Planted Acreage Down 4 Percent from 2013
Soybean Acreage Up 6 Percent
All Wheat Acreage Down 1 Percent
All Cotton Acreage Up 7 Percent
Corn planted area for all purposes in 2014 is estimated at 91.7 million
acres, down 4 percent from last year. If realized, this will represent the
lowest planted acreage in the United States since 2010; however, this will
represent the fifth largest corn acreage in the United States since 1944.
Soybean planted area for 2014 is estimated at a record high 81.5 million
acres, up 6 percent from last year. Compared with last year, planted acreage
intentions are up or unchanged across all States with the exception of
Missouri and Oklahoma.
All wheat planted area for 2014 is estimated at 55.8 million acres, down
1 percent from 2013. The 2014 winter wheat planted area, at 42.0 million
acres, is down 3 percent from last year but up slightly from the previous
estimate. Of this total, about 30.2 million acres are Hard Red Winter,
8.43 million acres are Soft Red Winter, and 3.35 million acres are White
Winter. Area planted to other spring wheat for 2014 is expected to total
12.0 million acres, up 4 percent from 2013. Of this total, about 11.3 million
acres are Hard Red Spring wheat. The intended Durum planted area for 2014 is
estimated at 1.80 million acres, up 22 percent from the previous year.
All cotton planted area for 2014 is expected to total 11.1 million acres,
7 percent above last year. Upland area is expected to total 10.9 million
acres, up 7 percent from 2013. American Pima area is expected to total
158,000 acres, down 21 percent from 2013.
The entire report, listing all crops in all states can be found here:
This report was approved on March 31, 2014.
Acting Secretary of
Joseph W. Glauber